Nutcrackers Ride Again

What a year. Personally, I have been both overwhelmed by the intensity, the disruption and the grief and, at the same time, have been in awe of acts of compassion and moments of connectedness, healing and growth. On many levels these juxtaposed feelings remind me of the year I was sick. I remain so deeply […]

Riding for Survival

I am writing after just moving back to Pawling, NY from Buenos Aires, Argentina where we spent a year living and our final 3 weeks camping in Patagonia (pic below at El Chaltén). We drove 2,000 miles to the end of the southernmost road in the world. I was back in NY in December of […]

Celebrating 5 Years & Riding with the Nutcrackers

When my family and I sat down for dinner last night my daughter, Juniper, asked me why I was crying. “Because I am so happy and grateful we are all here,” I told her. It was our first meal in our new house in Buenos Aires where we are living for a year and as […]

A Very Happy New Year

I am at my wife’s childhood home in Minnesota watching the sun drop slowly behind the bare trees for the last time in 2017.  As I reflect on the year during this rare moment of quiet (one daughter is napping, the other playing with her grandmother) I am overwhelmed again with gratitude.  I think of […]

The Nutcrackers Ride Again

It has been almost a year since I posted here and a wonderful year it has been.  I remain free of any evidence of disease and a few months ago graduated from getting tested every 3 months to every 6 months which feels great.  I had the privilege of doing a few readings from BLOOM […]