Every week, I feature one project, organization, person or inspiring concept that embodies the idea that humanity is more POWERful when we work TOGETHER for the greater good. Catch my blog every Tuesday, and feel free to reach out if you know a cause that you believe should be highlighted on The Power of Together.


Looking to Change Some Minds

One of my favorite places to get together with friends over great coffee or a delicious meal is the Basecamp/High Horse Dinette in Burbank near the Equestrian Center on the corner of Riverside Drive and Mariposa.

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Back to Balance

Most of this week I was planning on writing about finding balance as the paradigm continues to shift in the never ending and constantly changing relationships of men and women, but then life hit me with an emotional body slam that was much more personal. If you read...

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Well, most of us have survived this last year. Some major changes are taking place because women are beginning to feel the power they have when they band together in support of one another. And not just women. Conscientious men are waking up to what’s been ignored or...

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As 2018 begins it’s third week, I’ve been pondering what my intentions are for this new year. Although this is not something I systematically do, I thought this year it would help me to see my objectives in print. Some of them are a continuation of what I’m already...

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Give Kindness; Leave The Germs Behind

  As I write this I am slowly recovering from a particularly nasty and persistent sinus infection and what, I hope, is the end of a slight case of the flu. With all the various germs flying around these days and the weather throughout the country being so odd,...

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A Way to Say Thank You

Many years ago, not too long after we were married, Sal and I were talking about how fortunate we are to have some really lovely and caring friends. As summer began to flow into fall that year, we would periodically pick up the thread of this conversation. Finally one...

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Reflections On A Dream Coming True

As the old year flows away making space for the new, I like to reflect on the past year and think about what I will be doing in the year to come. 2017 has been quite wonderful. I began my web comic: Adventures Of Puss ‘N Dick-A Survivor’s Guide To Relationships. This...

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In today’s world where "everything faster" tends to be synonymous with "better," it’s refreshing to have a place to stop for a few minutes to regroup and reflect on what’s really valuable. There’s something very comforting about having a favorite neighborhood hang...

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The Treasure In Life Is You

Life is a journey and we roam, Looking for fortune away from home. Hoping to find riches that can ease our mind We can search far and wide What we seek is inside Open your heart; see it’s true The treasure in life is you. In Southern California the fires have taken so...

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 The Partnership Of Jubilee The Mouse and Mona Marshall

There I was with some of my friends listening to the cheery music and watching all the customers walk by. I had just been plucked out of the box and was finally able to see what was going on and it was wonderful! From my place on the display rack I could see all kinds...

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Bind Weed Vs Bee Balm and The Winner Is…

A Poem inspired by a passionate horticulturist, dedicated to all of us who strive to keep our emotional gardens growing and glowing every day.  Thank you. In Molandia… A garden strives to grow each day But wicked Bind Weed gets in the way. It spreads tangled...

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To Text Or Not To Text? That is the Question

  I am of the generation that did not grow up with computers, let alone cell phones. Although after learning to use both, I must say I am grateful because they’ve become remarkable aids in helping me in my personal and professional life. For years I refused to...

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