CoThrive Was Born Today

Visit CoThrive. Today I realized something important. I know what I want to be when I grow up! At 48, some would argue, I should be pretty much grown up by now, so maybe it’s about time… I am a — wait for it… Spiritual Economist, or at least a...

Remembering Home

[metaslider id=1299] I decided to document all the places I’ve lived over the years with photos. Why? I’m really not sure yet completely, but it has something to do with… Memory. We’ve been visiting a relative in a memory care facility and it...

Devilment

I owe today’s post to my mother in law, Rosemary. She is 82 and lives nearby. Today, during a visit, she used the word, “devilment”. I’m not sure I’d ever heard it before, but I knew intuitively what she meant by it. Although I consider...

The Benefits of Gardening in Community

I reserved our community garden plot yesterday at the city park. This will be our fourth year there and as I look out the window at the piles of half snow dotting the downtown yards around us, I think that spring — and gardening — cannot come soon enough....

Build a Better Mousetrap?

According to Wikipedia: Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door is a phrase attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson in the late nineteenth century. The phrase is actually a misquotation of the statement: If a man has good corn or wood, or...