This time would be different. I was worn out on conferences - tired of feeling like my resume mattered more than my heart. I was tired of being just known enough by those involved in my wheelhouse conferences, but not enough to ever be invited to the table in any fashion. I was tired of … Continue reading Zebras.
We knew there would be rain. It's the Pacific Northwest. And it is La Niña. So there is always rain. What we did not know, when we escaped to the Oregon Coast for a couple of nights as a family, is that there was a tremendous storm rolling in. And we would be, for a … Continue reading Eye of the Storm
I know I took advantage of the "bait the hook" of writing in the title to this blog post. I did that purposefully because if the title compelled you to cringe - even just a little bit - just know that I do as well. And that is exactly why this word is so important … Continue reading 2017:: My One Word – BadAss.
There are moments. Moments like this - in the midst of the chaos external and internal where there is Pause. It catches you off-guard. You literally stop in your tracks. Silence. The moment is so pronounced that you are acutely aware of your Inhale. Innnnnnnn..... The lungs expand. You hold your breath - not wanting … Continue reading The Beauty of the Inhale
My daughter turns 10 years old one week from today. My entire week has become devoted to planning the ultimate Minecraft party. We celebrate birthdays quite enthusiastically around here. Let me tell you why. My Bella is a medically fragile child. I just learned that term about a year ago when a professional referred … Continue reading 10.