As the weeks of distancing, virtual schooling, and virtual working have drawn on, I think about how this year is different. My family and I have had less time with friends and extended family. I've had less need to buy new clothing and new shoes. I have less opportunity to buy a Starbucks coffee as… Continue reading Do More with Less
peer·less /ˈpirləs/ adjective unequaled; unrivaled. We all wish, sometime during our life, that we were peerless. We wish to be on top of the mountain with no one to push us off. To be unrivaled or unequaled would be fantastic. Wait! That mountain would be wildly lonely. We would have no one with which… Continue reading Be Peerless
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. ~ Socrates Socrates makes it sound easy to make change happen. For a less significant change, the simplicity of Socrates' statement holds true for implementation. Other change is monumental and becomes a milestone moment… Continue reading Change and Transition
Those of us over a certain age, let's just say 40ish, remember what life was like as kids. Now it does depend on your location. But my memories seem simple compared to how my kids live today. Well, this was true until now. I'm seeing ways and trends become daily activities, and funny enough I… Continue reading Does the New Normal mean a Return to the Good ol’ Days?
As a child, I always loved hearing a good story. Even now, I find myself mesmerized by certain people when they speak. They command my attention, capture my emotion, and pull me in. What makes this small group of people unique? They leave me on the edge of my seat, and I only want to… Continue reading Tell Me a Story