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Excrpt from What the Walrus Knows , 2011 Hello friends!  This process won't help you get the root square of pi but it can definitely offer you hidden and helpful information to some of the most vexing questions of life...such as "How can I feel better?"  or "How can I know I am on the right… Read More

Hello Dear creators of wonder and MAGIC! If you are new here-  WELCOME!  I hope you find these notes inspiring- it's my aim! How do you know when you are getting really warmed up and ready to create something as an artist/writer/comedian/blogger/cakemaker/interior designer/decoupager fill-in-the blank creator of your dreams? August Kleinzahler Author of Sleeping It… Read More

Over the last several years, I have been exploring prayer and what it means to pray.  My Mother has been a most excellent teacher. Recently, I asked her to show me how she prays each morning and it was so inspiring that we invited anybody who was interested to my house to talk about prayer. My Mom… Read More

(Our maximalist dining room wall with LLAMA:)) Hello dear creators of magic and wonder! This is just a brief note to share a film that I think is SOOOOO good!  It's called Miniamlism. and the trailer is here.   The film brilliantly covers a very complex topic-  finding meaning in our life and STUFF-  and how… Read More

As you know I am all about the BEASTIES (this is the last holiday my Walrus book will be in print-  a whole new version is coming in 2018- so if you like the original- gift it now!) and how much amazingness can be learned by paying attention to the wild animals that cross our… Read More

About Me


I am not a pie in the sky person. I’m a realist with 4 real kids, a real husband, 2 real dogs and a "real life" – it’s just that my reality has shifted. I am a Board-Certified physician who left my pathology practice in order to live out my destiny as... LEARN MORE