Once when I was a struggling student I had an opportunity to go to Ottawa with a group I was working with part-time. It was a business trip, junior though I was, and I was second choice. The prime candidate ended up being unable to go. But, it was Read More
Imagine yourself sitting at the end of the dock. The sun warming your back. The clear blue water lapping at your toes.
And then your cell phone chirps , beeps, vibrates at you. A text, email, instant chat comes through. Work strikes again.
Why are we so spectacularly bad at completely Read More
The frigid temperatures in winter, the heat and humidity of summer, traffic jams, snarky people, dirty dishes piled in the sink. There are so many things that can trigger a black mood faster than you can flip a switch.
What do you do when that dark cloud starts sliding into your consciousness? Do you do everything Read More
The other day I pulled into a Home Depot parking lot to get off the road as I sat in on a teleconference. While I was concentrating on the call, a big muscle, pickup truck pulled in opposite me. Big wheels, souped-up, loud, extra rods and rails all around.
Out from behind the wheel came a big guy. Shaved head Read More
Are you bored, tired of the daily grind? Burnt out, bummed out? Or just zoned out? Why not seek out a little adventure?
Skydiving or parasailing may not be in your bailiwick, but that’s not a problem. Adventure doesn’t have to be big – just shake Read More
Why is it that every toddler on the face of the earth can say ‘no’, but we grownup, smart, savvy women have such a hard time?
Are you baking three chocolate cakes for the community fundraiser on Sunday? Did you agree to pick up Aunt Susan and Uncle Bill to bring them to the family reunion next weekend? They only live an hour away. Read More
Let me count the ways…
How do I love ME? Well, let’s see, there’s… Um, er, well. And, well, there’s… or… Hmm. Well, so-and-so is always saying how brave/smart/talented I am, but I don’t really think I’m very brave/smart/talented. I mean, I’m just doing what anyone Read More