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Extra Sweet

September 22, 2011 by

The week on Galiano was one of the nicest vacations we’ve had in a long time. It was so quiet and restful, not to mention gorgeous. I took a lot of photos; here are a few of my favorites. So, it was kind of hard to come home. Mentally, I mean. Getting home was easy. […]

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Day #2 of 100 hundreds. Back home in Portland, enjoying a few more days of vacation before heading back to work on Monday. Some days you just know you’d better pay attention, like there are lessons to be learned around every corner. It started when I was at the gym this morning. A woman got […]

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Thanks to my son, Elijah, for the beautiful new website! He’s taught me everything I know and then some. My commitment to giving away 100 hundreds in 2011 is starting to sink in. I am thinking of it as a self-imposed estate tax, and that feels right for now. I’ve mentioned the book Rambam’s Ladder […]

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Lawson’s Landing

October 23, 2010 by

Dillon Beach, California. Day 23 of My Month of Hundreds. The day is socked in with fog, and the sky and water come together at the horizon in a gray blur. My friend Neysa’s grandfather and uncles built this amazing house in the 1960’s and the family uses it for weekend and vacation getaways. She […]

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It’s Nothing

October 17, 2010 by

October 17th. My 17th hundred. Halloween decorations peppering the neighborhood remind me how soon the month will be over. Already I can say that this process has been a success. I am changed – more aware, more open hearted, and in general more generous.  I have heard from others that they have been inspired, and […]

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Day 3 of my Month of Hundreds. If not for the demands of this project, I might not have left the house today. But duty called, and also we were getting low on coffee.  Louise and I decided to walk down to Peet’s on Broadway, less than a mile away. As we meandered through our […]

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