222 Forever: A revolution in consciousness

“What we need now is more people who specialize in the impossible.”–Theodore Roethke Happy 222, my brilliant, beautiful friends! As you know, today is the always-auspicious day where we celebrate Taz by picking a project with the vision and the chutzpah to radically shift how we see the world. I’m overjoyed to announce this year’s […]

Love fiercely, create relentlessly and do quiet, kind things for the underdog.

“God has written a thousand promises all over the heart that say ‘life, life, life is far too sacred to ever end.”—Hafiz Happy Friday, my beautiful friends. I ran the following notice about next year’s 222 Foundation award on social media, but for those who may have missed it, here it is in a real, […]

Happy 2/22: Traveling through reality in a whole new way

“The giver never goes without.”—Kat Dawes, the Now Ninja I am so excited. It’s 2/22, the day when Taz and I officially announce this year’s recipients of the Taz Grout 222 Foundation awards. As usual, I had many, many stellar applications. Seriously, there were so many fabulous ideas for rising above, for coming alive, for […]

Uplifting the Planet, One Dance at a Time

“Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance–Martha Graham Two days ago, I woke up discouraged and lethargic. The crazy uncle in my head was concocting a major soap opera. Act I: Woe is Me, starring Pam Grout. Act II: We’re all going to die. And then, during the commercial break, […]

222 Forever: Celebrating Taz with 3 New Projects

“Let us not look for you only in memory. You would want us to find you in presence, beside us when beauty brightens, when kindness glows and music echoes eternal tones.”– John O’Donohue Yes, my friends, it’s here. The auspicious date for announcing the 2020 recipients of Taz Grout’s 222 Foundation. Every year, to honor […]

222 Forever: A treatise on eternal possibility

“Love is not a gated community.”—Frank Ostaseki Yes, my friends, it’s finally here. The auspicious date when Taz’s 222 Foundation announces recipient numero uno of its annual $10,222 grant. Sheroes Hangout is an incredibly inspiring café/coffee shop in Agra, India, not far from the Taj Mahal where I left part of Taz’s ashes. I discovered […]