We’re back! Our last post here more than a year ago spoke about the space of possibility and potential near the edges of one thing and another. We’ve been skating along the edges ever since, with little time to write or even to be clear what we’d say. Perhaps it’s still foggy, but at least… Read More Alignment
In Italian, le rive are the banks of a river or stream. The liminal space. I’ve almost certainly mentioned how much we believe in the power of this transitional space, but it bears repeating. We find transitional spaces in small moments in our daily lives as well as in the era of global changes we’re experiencing,… Read More On the banks of the RIVE
It’s the beginning of the year. It’s also been more than 13 months since we moved across a continent and an ocean. It should be a time for reflections but I’ve been refusing to do it. So many friends and family have been asking for updates and I don’t want to disappoint them, but mainly,… Read More Expecting Good Humor and Good Luck
We went for a walk on Boxing Day, the first day in a while we all were up for it. It’s been a difficult year and an especially difficult fall, complete with several viruses passed between us for the holidays. We’ve joked we still need holiday rituals to make our own and, since Oliver’s birth… Read More Nurturing Traditions
You might be asking yourself, what really happened at the Helping the Helpers Training? That question will inevitably have many different answers. By organizing an intercultural, interdisciplinary training we knew participants’ takeaways would be as varied as their countries, mother tongues and work. So Reading Rainbow style, Kirsten is going to help us kick off… Read More Guest Contributer: Kirsten Voris Reflecting on Community and Practice
Ferragosto is the last major holiday of the summer here in Italy and it’s upon us. Historically in rural areas this holiday celebrated taking a load off beasts of burden and servants and letting them kick up their heels a bit. Flower garlands on bridals, summer bonuses, the whole nine yards. In our case, since… Read More Ferragosto
Occasionally I need some comic relief. Under certain circumstances that relief pairs well with my appreciation for data entry.