Yield to aircraft

“Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you are riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind.” – Bob Marley I’m intimately familiar with the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport. Franny in Laptop Lane greets me by name; the store...

Remember

It is Memorial Day in the U.S., a day to remember those men and women who have laid down their lives in the service of our country. Yet, in the grandest of American traditions, as a nation we mark the day primarily by shopping. Memorial Day sales are legendary;...

Carry a small grape

“From wonder into wonder existence opens.” – Lao Tzu When my older daughter was just a porcelain-skinned baby with ringlet hair, I remember telling my friends Gay and Rosemary I loved Emma so deeply and totally that I actually imagined myself eating her up with a...

Wear a paper dress

“And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see—or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read.” – Alice Walker First, let me just say on this...

Pay attention to synchronicity

My father died at age 53. I know this won’t come as a big surprise if you’ve been reading 37days for a while. But you might not know that today, May 12, is the 26th anniversary of that awful day in 1980. Sometimes it passes wordlessly, but it is always in...