Where We Were Alive Together

Well, then maybe instead of going where he’s dead, you need to go where you were alive together … Go where the memories are. That’s where he’ll be.

The words "Be kind" written in red chalk with the "B", "e" and "d" filled in with blue chalk. All on a black background.

Choosing Kindness

Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. Naomi Shihab Nye

The word "courage" is written in light blue chalk on the pavement

Everyday Courage

Everyday courage has few witnesses. But yours is no less noble because no drum beats for you and no crowds shout your name. Robert Louis Stevenson

Silhouette of a person standing on a beach looking out toward the horizon in the waning moments of sunset

Letting Go Of Expectations

It’s not about what happened in the past or what you think might happen in the future. It’s about the ride for Christ’s sake. There’s no point in going through all this crap if you are not going to enjoy the ride. And you know what … when you least expect it, something great might come along, something better than you even planned for. Mr. Feffer, Along Came Polly

Margo and Jimmy after a race in 2006. Margo is on the right wearing a long sleeve white t-shirt that says "Portland Children's Museum". Jimmy is on the right, bald from cancer treatment wearing a short sleeve white t-shirt with the number 3186 pinned to the front

Finding Your People

Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them and it will change your life. Amy Poehler

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