The Responsibility of Brave

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 | 2 Comments
The Responsibility of Brave

My kiddo just graduated from the 5th grade, and while in my day that wasn’t a big deal, for these 10 and 11 year-olds, it’s a huge rite-of-passage.  As I think about his next chapter, I have but one hope; that he is brave. I guess it’s all in how you define it, isn’t it?  The […]

Are You Powerful or Just Jerky?

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 | 3 Comments

Have you ever done something that, immediately following, you get that icky “that-wasn’t-my-best-me” feeling?  I recently I got it, and I’m still questioning what I shoulda/coulda done differently. We’ve been in NY for about a couple of years now but I still feel like I’m learning the ropes.  Things happen fast here.  You need to […]

What’s Your Mess to Own?

Posted by on May 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

One of the things that makes life both magical and complicated is that there is no such thing as a perfect human being.  Try as we might (and some of us are trying mightily), we mess up from time to time.  We react in the moment.  We say and do stupid things. It’s not just […]

Are You the Person They Think You Are?

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 | 3 Comments

Have you ever met someone who was totally different than you thought they’d be?  Maybe you’d known them in a past-life, like back in high school, many, many moons ago.  Maybe you’d known them in a different context, like you had worked together and now you’re seeing them socially for the first time.  Maybe you […]

Curiosity – The Gateway to Understanding

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 | No Comments

Last night, when I jumped on Twitter for the first time in ages, as I was scrolling down the list of articles I passed one tweeted by the Huffington Post that read, “Why you should NEVER buy garlic in a jar”.   I kept scrolling.  I didn’t want to read it.  You see, I admittedly, buy […]