Life Fully Lived

The phrase, ‘taking stock of your life,’ seems to apply to those of us in the second half of our lives, probably because that is when most of us think to appraise our past. After all, you cannot take inventory of your life until you have something to measure. The flaw in...

The singer and songwriter Brandi Carlile recently performed at the home of a friend to raise money for her charity, The Looking Out Foundation. The thrill of hearing such an accomplished musician in such an intimate setting would have been my lasting impression of the evening. She said something that...

Seeking sources of daydreams and inspiration during our family vacation in Lake Chelan, I read a book called “Dare, Dream, Do,” written by former Wall Street analyst Whitney Johnson. Not a summer page-turner in the conventional sense. However, the book was exactly that for me. In a short time, the margins...