Open Doors: It’s Summer?!

Then I moved on to “BREATHE!” as a way to encourage all of us (myself included) to get outside for some fresh air. And where am I now? Apparently designing a T-shirt that reads “High-Functioning Discombobulated Person” to label myself as someone who needs a break. A break from the fuzzy year this has been, […]

Open Doors: Time to Walk! And Breathe!

Spring is here, and so is that famous Arizona sunshine. If you’re like me, you need that little nudge to power down the laptop or pause the Netflix and spend more time outdoors. While we are still being cautious and not gathering in large groups, there are many community walks and events that you can […]

Open Doors: It’s Time to Celebrate our Community Champions

Society of Chairs gala returns for 2021 Mark your calendars — Wed., April 28, 2021, for the return of our signature event, Society of Chairs. Like so many other nonprofit events, this one was canceled in 2020, and we made the difficult decision to pass on a virtual version as well. Instead, our invitation to […]

Open Doors: Come On!

This phrase is used by my new friend Phil Rosenthal, the host of the Netflix program “Somebody Feed Phil” and the creator of “Everybody Loves Raymond.” (He’s not really my friend, but I feel like he is after recently binging his global food series.) Phil utters the phrase “Come on!” in episode one, season one, […]

Open Doors: Fighting the COVID Slump

It’s all my friends are talking about — women and men. This “work-from-home, school-from-home, record-breaking heat wave” situation has us DOWN, and we’re over it. Yes, we were over it in May, but now we’re really over it. Our mental well-being is at stake. But lately, I’ve heard more and more about some of my […]