“Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.” Plutarch

This week, we continue to say goodbye to wonderful friends. With members leaving Hong Kong, it’s time to expand our reach. I want to make it easier for (more…)


“We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?” Wendell Berry

This week, we consider urgency. While public health issues call for a slowdown, financial issues raise concerns. A world built on the consumption model is changing as we (more…)


“One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.” Friedrich Nietzsche

This week, we celebrate our gifts with the gift of sharing our gifts with each other. As I embark upon another trip around the sun, the only gift (more…)

9/11 – I am home

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” Plato

Many moons ago, I decided to share this every year. Naturally, Kinzie Founder HK heartbeat Listen to your own heartbeat. Serving Hong Kong since 2001 … naturally “The (more…)


“Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” Aristotle

This week, it’s a question of habit. Before paper plates, we washed and reused. With more plastic, we stopped separating and recycling metal and glass. Staying home sparks (more…)


“Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.” Persius

This week, we are forming new habits. Our desire to know competes with our need to be well. A chorus of opinions breeds confusion and plants the commercial (more…)


“The next step after cheap is free and after free is disposable.” Bill Joy

This week, we are seeking alternatives to disposable. The other day, a post selling “non-disposable” diapers caught my eye in a local group on social media. Curious, I (more…)


“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” Albert Einstein

This week, we know who we can trust to keep us safe. One thing you will not likely find in our community is boredom. Doing nothing by staying (more…)