Be present and joyful – thanks to a dear friend

A dear friend passed away this week at age 52. Some friends who knew him gathered on Thursday night over dinner to remember the impact he had on our lives. We told stories and laughed about things he had said and the “larger than life” presence he inhabited. I know he would appreciate us coming … Continue reading Be present and joyful – thanks to a dear friend

TBT – Do you have a few minutes?

***This edited blog was originally posted in February 2018*** When we get to February I always feel a surge of optimism. Spring is not so far away now, and those of us who get a little "cabin fever" this time of the year start noticing more light in the evenings. In February of 2017 I … Continue reading TBT – Do you have a few minutes?

Personal vs professional – erasing my border wall

I used to strive mightily to keep my personal and professional identities separate and somewhat walled off from each other. I realize now I did that out of fear, and related to a memory of a former boss using my personal life against me in my professional world. It caused me to contract and curl … Continue reading Personal vs professional – erasing my border wall

My guilty pleasure – Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

I have a confession: last night I skipped a networking event so I could "treat" myself to an episode of the new show by Netflix, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. It was my second episode. I watched the first one on Monday night to reward myself for a lot of work accomplished that day. Marie Kondo … Continue reading My guilty pleasure – Tidying Up with Marie Kondo