Forge Steel Mouse

A Mouse

January 18, 2021

On our morning yard walk Ginger dove into the brush. She had seen or smelled a mouse and was quick enough to grab it. She made to run with it. Not knowing what she had I issued the commands “Far ...

cairn terrier dog wearing red dog coat

Snow Dog Lessons

January 11, 2021

Each morning I “walk” Ginger my cairn terrier twice around our 5 acre yard in a quasi figure eight. She is a happy girl who’s life revolves around bright orange tennis type balls. We had a significant snow a little ...

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Repeating Pattern

December 14, 2020

Be it bricks in a wall or spokes of a wheel the world is patterned. So to do the actions of our life repeat. I don’t know where other people find their inspiration to write. For me much of the ...

Woman kissing head of young girl with Eifel Tower in background


December 10, 2020

In a recent email exchange someone told me they had a socially distant dinner with in-laws. The use of the word distant caught my attention.  Distant.  Not distancing like we see and hear everywhere.  Not distanced. Distant. It is more ...

red hot sword

Face centered to body centered cubic. A lesson in metal and life.

November 19, 2020

Prepping for the next radio show with Transformation Talk Radio. I provide an outline for the team. Four sections (15 minute segments of the hour long broadcast) which will guide the on air conversation. Forging A Life: Truths in Creation ...


Bottle Return Man

November 10, 2020

Loaded the car with ALL the bottles and cans. I do mean loaded. Every space, trunk & interior, was filled two tiers and just the driver’s seat left open. I don’t remember when this was last done. In the pile ...

Values & Choices

October 12, 2020

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash Talking with a client Friday.  What she wanted from the session was how to not let herself get distracted.  She shared how her brother came to visit for a week.  She had cooked, taken ...

On Climbing Mountains

October 5, 2020

Some time back on a monthly Master Coaches call I participate in the topic of discussion was mountain climbing. Of course as a bunch of coaches we were swimming in the messages for humanity with climbing. One particular bit really ...

In The Process of Doing

September 28, 2020

I am talking with entrepreneurs from a variety of back grounds and industries.  The conversations have been fun, rich, rewarding.  I enjoy hearing who they are as we talk about what they do and how they do it.  I get ...