“Fire” by Judy Sorum Brown.

Fire

What makes a fire burn
is space between the logs,
a breathing space.
Too much of a good thing,
too many logs
packed in too tight
can douse the flames
almost as surely
as a pail of water would.
So building fires
requires attention
to the spaces in between,
as much as the wood.

When we are able to build
open spaces
in the same way
we have learned
to pile on logs,
then we can see how
it is fuel, and absence of fuel
together, that make fire possible.

Then we can watch the fire leap and play,
burn down and then flame up
in unexpected ways.

We only need to lay a log
lightly from time to time.
A fire
grows
simply because the space is there,
with openings
in which the flame
that knows just how it wants to burn
can find its way.

Well, our car didn’t escape unscathed this past winter. Our car bumper took on a snow bank in our driveway and lost. The good news is I found a repair place that fixed it at 10x less than Toyota quoted me. I recommend giving Rich a call at P.D.R. in Prospect Check out these before and after photos!

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Today is Revionics last day at The Grove. Becky and I started coming to Ken’s Story Lab sessions starting in October of 2010.

We started moving our stuff over to the Grove in January of 2011 and had our first day co-working with the whole team on Feburary 3, 2011

When we started working we were jammed into a room that was so small, we had to literally all move if one person needed to get out to go to the bathroom. 🙂

From ROI/New Haven/The Grove

But we were so honored to have a room named after us and felt supported and part of the Grove coworking family.

From ROI/New Haven/The Grove

Over the past 2 years we have seen the Grove grow, expand and evolve. Revionics is moving around the corner to a larger office at 55 Church Street. We are graduating from the Grove but look back fondly on our time together.

Thanks to all you Grovers!

There are some great pictures of our time over the past years
https://picasaweb.google.com/100761084019783841744/ROINewHavenTheGrove#

 

Only a few things wear the mark of the eternal;
the giving we have invested in others,
the love we have expressed in deeds,
the kindness we have shown, the work
we have done because we loved it,
the light we have shown that others may not stumble,
the evil we turned into good because we saw
that none of us lives apart,
but all are members one of another.

–Sidney Freeman

Here’s my first tweet from 2007 🙂

The Great Give 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Great Give 2013 has started for the Amity Teen Center.

Donate before 8pm on 10/3/2013 to help the ATC qualify for matching funds from the Community Foundation of Greater New Haven.

donate here:

https://www.thegreatgive2013.org/npo/1053492/

 

We had a blast at Comiconn yesterday. What a great crowd. There were SOOOO many people dressed in costumes. Everyone was so nice stopping to take pictures with each other and just having fun.  Here are a few pictures from the day. I know we’ll be back next year!

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It was so great to see so many friends and to celebrate the longest day of the year together. A super special thanks to our gracious hosts Bill and Mickey!