“Laughing in the Dark”

A night hike reveals how magical the world appears in varied shades of black; how, without light, our senses team up to safely navigate; how profound ignorance of what's coming next forces us to pay…
October 5, 2020

Want a cup of coffee?

Phyllis invites you to join her new Facebook group, “Coffee Break with Phyllis Cole-Dai.” This private group will be an informal hangout exclusively for her newsletter subscribers.
August 17, 2020

“The Same Job As Always”

As a nation, we’re tired of being in this pandemic mess. Some of us want—even need—our children to return physically to school. Others of us can’t bear the thought of it. How do we come…
August 17, 2020

“The Dugnad in Our DNA”

Dugnad. Say it with me: dugnad (doog-nod). It’s a Norwegian word I learned this week; an ancient word, traceable to the Viking Age, when villagers would labor together to bring ships ashore after long seafaring trips.…
August 10, 2020