Blog 2017-06-21T14:27:56+00:00
1302, 2017

Dedications

February 13 is Dedications day for #Authorlifemonth on Instagram. Ventures take on greater meaning when dedicated to others, such as cooking a nurturing meal for loved ones, setting an intention before a yoga practice, or when my son, Charlie, and I ran the Boston Marathon for Stepping Strong trauma research [...]

1801, 2017

America’s Cradle

It only makes sense that during the baby boom years after WWII, there would also have been a sharp rise in the number of illegitimate pregnancies. You’ve seen pictures of those soldiers coming home, there was kissing in the streets and presumably a lot more going on! But in the [...]

301, 2017

A Musical Setting for Eden

My son created this playlist on Spotify to get you in the mood.  Enjoy!!   https://open.spotify.com/user/jblasberg65/playlist/6zaftTvOCOkCJ6xILnIY3i

2612, 2016

Home for the Holidays

My last two blog posts covered far-reaching trips I’ve recently taken to Africa and South America.  When people asked me what our plans were for this holiday season,  I think they were expecting a more exotic reply, but I was happy to answer, “A good ‘ol family staycation…”  The two [...]

2811, 2016

Stay Open to the Possibilities

On a recent vacation to Patagonia, I took a day off from hiking with the friends I'd traveled with to go horseback riding. Who could resist the beauty of the animals, the gaucho culture, or the wide open, expansive landscape?  I'm not an experienced rider, but talked my way into [...]

2010, 2016

Who rules the roost?

  I recently returned from a trip to South Africa and Uganda where I had the privilege of spending time with some amazing Mountain Gorilla families in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.  Mountain Gorilla families vary in size, but average about 25 members.  It was explained to us that they are [...]

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