Business is Connection

Have you ever had a friendship where you didn’t exchange something of value– something like a gift, a borrowed book, a recipe, or a good joke– with your friend? Of course not! When you really connect with someone, an exchange of value is inevitable. Business is,...

My Rice Paddy

For millennia, moms have strapped their babies on to their backs and gone off to work. After I recovered from the stress of moving, colic, traveling, and more colic that followed shortly after the birth of our daughter, I was ready to enter the economical exchange...

Help from a Toddler

Sometimes in the wee hours of the morning our wee child wakes up. And then, with a little help, she goes back to sleep. All that helping leaves me wide awake, alone, in the dark hours of a winter morning. But don’t worry, there is plenty to do, and with everyone...