Musings

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

For most of us, it’s now been a few weeks of sheltering in, with all but essential workers (who we can never thank enough!) eating, sleeping, working, care taking, and […]

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Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

We have begun a re-wilding of the earth and ourselves. Dolphins are returning to Venice’s canals and children everywhere are finding ways to sustain themselves, free of the industrial/military/capitalist frames […]

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Sunday, March 15th, 2020

Bittersweet spring greetings. First and foremost, I wish you and the people you love, play, and work with good health and equanimity as we weather a global pandemic. I’ve been […]

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Friday, December 20th, 2019

My mother, April Schwartz, died two months ago. The journey of grief, release, and transformation is profound, and I want to share with you a personal story from a few […]

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Monday, July 15th, 2019

I want to introduce you to my summer graduate intern, Jackie Yodashkin. Jackie has spent her career fighting for social justice and is studying organizational change management at The New […]

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Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

The facilitation and culture change practice I engage in with social change organizations is part and parcel of a decades-long, abiding inquiry in group process that began with theater directing […]

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Thursday, December 6th, 2018

I love these long, velvety nights approaching Winter Solstice, where we turn to each other for comfort, warmth, and good cheer. I love the jig-jaggy strings of Christmas lights poking […]

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Friday, July 6th, 2018

Summer is, by far, my most favorite season. It’s no wonder that the Solid Fire Consulting logo looks a little like a Summer sun ablaze or the volunteer sunflower in […]

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Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Seventeen months, seven seasons, and eighteen demonstrations after the presidential election, I don’t know about you, but I’ve been waking up most mornings and spending most days cycling between two […]

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Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

We did it! We made it through the darkest nights of the year. And we’re still here. Some of us had our reality turned inside-out this summer in the presence […]

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