Month: January 2014


Most people would think that I am absolutely crazy for making this statement, but I have lived a half-baked life.  True confession!!  Yes, that’s me, part of the cookie-dough club.  Cookie dough might be less than half but anyway, I

Schedules don’t work unless I work them!

Well, so far the experiment is working, but not in the way that I thought it might.  Fortunately, I’m not sure that is a bad thing.  I found out….ta-da! …. that my schedule doesn’t work unless I work with it,

Sometimes, Life is an Experiment

I look back at the past week and its honestly a blur.  I remember feeling really awesome and I also remember feeling pretty crappy.  Yes, the ups and downs of life.  But that’s not really my point.  It’s that a

Bringing My “A” Game

We all have ups and downs.  Sometimes I think that I have more than most not ups or downs, but the length of time between the wave crests is far too short, at least for me. Yesterday was one of

Thank Heaven for a 3 day weekend!

I can’t believe that it’s Sunday evening already.  The weekend has seemed to come and go before I’ve even realized that it was here.  So, I’m very thankful for an extra day off tomorrow!! This weekend has been about creating

It’s time to embrace YES!!!

So here’s the scoop.  Hawaii was cool!  Hawaii was awesome!  And still, I approached it with subdued pleasure and was very reserved,  unnoticeably jubilant.  So was I really? Probably a month before the trip initiated, one of my colleagues offered

My gut churns

Inside, just a shallow breathe below the surface My gut churns. Foam on a beach that’s boiled over, and stuck. I cannot release it and let it flow Because I know that I have staked myself And I cannot break

Being Lucky isn’t always Without a Cost

I just got back from a business trip to Hawaii.  Yes, I’ve heard more than a few comments about how lucky I am and what I great job that I have.  I have to admit, it is a very beautiful

Happy New Year! It’s Time to WATUSI!

I usually approach New Year’s Eve hoping to have something to do, somewhere to go, friends to be around.  When my children were younger, New Year’s Eves were spent with my family, trying to carry on the traditions that I remembered from my