Watcha Doin’?

Jan 26

Watcha Doin’?

THIS MAN IS FUN! When was the last time you had any..fun? I’m talking about doing something purely for the enjoyment you get WHILE DOING IT.  Not the benefits you reap AFTER you do it, like eating healthy and exercising.  Crowbarring yourself off the couch to go to the gym to ride a bike that’s been nailed to the floor, next to 50 other people sweating...

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Go to the Edges of Your Life

Jan 19

Go to the Edges of Your Life

CAN YOU REALLY GET A DOZEN PEOPLE OF DIFFERENT ETHNICITIES, OCCUPATIONS, GENDERS, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL STATUS, health, travel experience, political and religious persuasions, and nationalities to sit down and talk to each other about the most sensitive and volatile topics of our time….without drawing blood? I promise you that you can!  Whether you are new to...

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Inviting 101

Jan 19

Inviting 101

SATURDAY SALON HOSTING TIP # 1….is “Get Out of Your  Comfort Zone!”  When you think of hosting a salon, you will feel comfortable inviting your friends, but not necessarily your boss or people you know may not like each other.  Be Brave!  The whole purpose of a Saturday Salon is to bring people together who don’t normally take the time or...

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Favorite Summer Wine

Jun 08

Favorite Summer Wine

MY NEW FAVORITE SUMMER WHITE If you’re looking for an elegant, cool white wine to take to someone’s home when you’re invited over, or serve your own guests, Amici Cellars has a great one!  It’s my go-to wine this summer.  It’s around $25, so is nice enough for a gift, but won’t break the bank if you want to turn roast chicken...

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SPRING FEVER BOOK SALE!

Apr 18

SPRING FEVER BOOK SALE!

LOOKING FOR A SIMPLE WAY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE? Act now and you can raise money for your favorite charity and get a beautiful, high-quality print copy of the book, SATURDAY SALON:Bringing Conversation & Community Back Into Our Lives for yourself or a friend.   From now until the first day of summer, June 21st, all proceeds from the sales of this...

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The Weekend’s Coming!

Feb 15

The Weekend’s Coming!

AND HOPEFULLY WITH IT, YOUR FIRST SATURDAY SALON! But, you worry, what if people don’t get along and it turns into a shouting match over gun control, abortion, immigration or labor unions?  Can people really talk with anyone about anything?  Sounds impossible, right? I never lie to my students, children, spouse, friends, or readers.  So, I admit there are...

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