Category: Voice Lessons

These publications were written for my monthly newsletter Voice Lessons.

Get Up On the Dance Floor Or Maybe Not

September 1, 2020

Two weekends back, here in the Bay Area of California, before the wildfires, it was 100 degrees inside and I have no AC in my […]

The Desktop of Your Mind

August 3, 2020

Ah, to breathe. To calm down. To rest easy. Not always easy to do. And at this time, even more difficult. Wouldn’t it be nice […]

100 Days and More To Come

July 1, 2020

Sheltering in place in California. It’s been over 100 days in which I have slept nightly in my OWN bed. Not a common act for […]

In the Bardo

June 1, 2020

Sheltering in place – Week 10. Meditating more than I was before, walking a lot, and sleeping on one time zone. I am also really […]

We Contain Multitudes

May 1, 2020

Hello from my apartment in Palo Alto, CA, USA. As of the posting of this newsletter, I have been here for 6 weeks. I imagine […]

Into the Woods

April 1, 2020

Since my mother’s death 10 years ago, she has come to me in the form of a bird. Sitting on my balcony railing or on […]

Verbs For My 53rd

March 2, 2020

I am excited. My package of new cool reading glasses from Peepers arrived. I bought some oversized ones that remind me of Iris Apfel! Reading […]

Family With A Capital O

February 3, 2020

Aloha! I am back from working with groups from the Hawaii DOE. In Hawaii, the idea of ‘ohana’ (family) is a big deal. A BIG […]

Being Our Best Adult Selves

January 6, 2020

Sometime in the last year I saw a Roz Chast cartoon in The New Yorker that made me not only smile but actually laugh out […]

A Work In Progress

December 2, 2019

A colleague wrote me from Bangkok. He is in ‘start up mode’ with a new school scheduled to start in the new year. He was […]