Let’s travel back to a few days ago… The sun is shining in the courtyard atrium. The restaurant, serving typical American fair, is bright and quiet. There I sit with two friends hungry and ready to order. I know what I want– the veggie burger. What I don’t know is how I want my burger done. That’s right, my server asks me how I’d like … Continue reading The Well Done Veggie Burger
Has fear been holding you back? Here’s a curated collection of inspiration to get you moving forward in the life you want to live. Continue reading You’re Being Irrational
Looking for solid advice, inspiration and laughs? Look no further. I’ve got just what you’re looking for in today’s Know More feature. Continue reading The Magic of Marie Forleo
Why on earth would I open my mail when it’s only out to get me? Continue reading Why Would I Check My Mail?
Terrified. That’s the word. Procrastination. That’s the result. Or, that was the result until this past Sunday. Me and the kids threw our very first garage sale. Here’s how it went down, and the lessons learned. Discussion of a garage sale began about 2 years ago, but I won’t start that far back. I could start 2 months ago when I finally got tough and … Continue reading I Tried It! First Garage Sale
Around 500 years ago, the god among men, Leonardo Da Vinci, painted the Mona Lisa. It’s a work of artistic brilliance. Brushstrokes disappear. Anatomical features are detailed with striking accuracy. Da Vinci blurs the background and gives Lisa the spotlight. She is close up and face-to-face. Light and shadow playing around her. This painting raised the bar for master painters and changed the way that … Continue reading What the Mona Lisa Can Teach Us About Life
I look like an adult. I feel like an adult. I certainly have the bills of an adult. But for some reason, my dad still thinks I’m a child. What gives? Continue reading When Your Parent Treats You Like a Child, or I’m a Grown Up Dad!
Being a parent means the window seat will never be yours again. Continue reading The Window Seat and Parenthood
Imagine this scene. You’ve had a long day. You are late to work as usual and looking to score some coffee. You’re willing to risk the walk of shame to get it. Lauryn at the front desk will give you the eye; your supervisor will glance down at her watch, sending a surefire signal that she knows; you don’t care. You had tossed and turned all night. … Continue reading Give Me Options or Give Me Death
Where are your earrings? No necklace? Here we go again… I’m on my way to some family function and my mom points out my lack of detailing. For her, a dress means nothing without jewelry to give it life. Standing before her, I am nothing but an empty shell of a woman who tried to dress up. She’s probably right, I know this. But I … Continue reading That Other Thing That Disappoints My Mother