Living through a historic disruption and reset creates an opportunity for loosening, and Rosa is ready to tell her story.
Pine Street Episode 200
Our 200th visit to Pine Street: the world is upside down.
Pine Street Episode 199
Ursula, Allison, Kassandra - all wonder about their own ability to face what life brings.
Pine Street Episode 198
Ursula, Marilyn's grandmother, faces a kind of war of her own.
Pine Street Episode 196
Vulnerable seniors. Douglas struggled with the knowledge that this phrase applied to him. Except when he looked in the mirror, he thought of himself as a man in his thirties, or occasionally, a teenager of eighteen or nineteen, with a whole life to look forward to. But no, here he was, turning seventy, married for … Continue reading Pine Street Episode 196
Pine Street Episode 195
Leo’s cell phone interrupted his meditation on loss. He shifted Precious to the porch so he could dig it out of his pocket. “Hello?” “Leo, it’s David.” Leo’s heart lurched. Douglas, David’s father, was in the hospital. “David, is everything okay? Is it your dad?” “No. I mean, yes. Dad’s okay, for now. No change. … Continue reading Pine Street Episode 195
Pine Street Episode 194
Leo hears Marilyn's voice, too, and receives the message of disruption: the chance to shed what we did not realize we could live without.
Pine Street Episode 193: The Disruption
Our Pine Street regulars begin to confront the disruption that has come their way.
The big picture
My challenge and aspiration, today, is to maintain a focus on the big picture. I work in higher education, an industry which is having to rapidly adjust its operations. We are scrutinizing every detail of how courses are offered, how students are supported, and how campuses can function. In this, we are not alone; just … Continue reading The big picture