In one of my earliest memories, I am in kindergarten at Santa Fe Country Day, a school which no longer exists, and I am sitting alone in a corner by th…
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Hi everyone - I’ve been in Mérida for the past two weeks studying Spanish, writing, and thinking a lot about my next steps for work and life. Without a…
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I’m sure you’ve heard this story before: I was laid off; I didn’t know what to do; I felt like my life was in crisis; I searched within myself, I found…
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Podcast - Episode 7: Lynne Bundesen on feminism, politics, and spirituality (with anecdotes from a storied life)Listen now (63 min) | On this episode I talk with Lynne Bundesen. She is the author of several books on women and spirituality, including the memoir So…
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The last time I was actually in touch with my authentic self, as opposed to searching around for it, or insisting that I was showing it, or resolving w…
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This is Part I in a series on my memories of manhood. Here is the Introduction. When I think about the qualities of a man, and of manhood, I think abou…
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If life is a matrix, it is an exceedingly complex matrix, full of competing values, difficult tradeoffs, and endless options for how to spend our time …
Podcast - Episode 6: Go NorthListen now (13 min) | On this solo episode I talk about two great challenges facing society right now: the first is climate change, and the second is t…
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Greetings from Montreal - My partner and I have been here for the last three days soaking in some culture and eating a lot of the kinds of food you jus…
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I was 40 feet in the air on a climb called Buried Treasure - and frankly wondering what the fuck I was doing there. I looked at the modified bowline kn…
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Hi everyone - Greetings from Rumney, NH. After living here full-time for the past month, I have a few quick thoughts by way of an update: This town pun…
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