Thankful for Leaders of Leaders

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 | No Comments

There are people in my life that make me want to be a better person.  They’re not perfect.  They too have grumpy days, bad hair days, self-doubting days.  They too are incredibly human, with all that entails.  But they are the leaders of leaders.  They step up when nobody else does, without being asked.  They […]

Your Reason to Give Thanks

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 | No Comments

As we prepare to enter the Turkey-Day-fray, I’m remembering my kiddo’s first official Thanksgiving.  Since my mother set the feast-bar pretty high in my family, prepping for a holiday meal is a lot like preparing for the Pope, or Brad Pitt, or Oprah, or whoever-else you might have picked when you played the game “If […]

Going the Distance

Posted by on Nov 27, 2013 | 3 Comments

It’s hard to believe!  Today is the 100th blog post since I started this daily-blogging-journey in July.  It is only fit that it lands on the week of Thanksgiving, as it’s given me so much for which to be thankful. This feels a bit like the 18-mile training walk I did in anticipation of the […]

Your Reason Why

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 | 2 Comments

As we prepare to enter the Turkey-Day-fray, I’m remembering my kiddo’s first official Thanksgiving.  Since my mother set the feast-bar pretty high in my family, prepping for a holiday meal is a lot like preparing for the Pope, or Brad Pitt, or Oprah, or whoever-else you might have picked when you played the game “If […]

Aiming for Grateful

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

I’m always amused at how, now matter how conscious I try to be about being compassionate and about appreciating others – about being grateful – that I can’t help but be human.  With Thanksgiving approaching and gratefulness top-of-mind, I’m reminded of the day I first used my digital voice recorder. We were living in Dallas, […]