Category: Blog

Catalog of stories

Catalog of stories

I have been working on my “catalog” my stories. Here is my list of stories I want to share: The time I lost my jacket on the bus The time I drove to Albuquerque The time I packed ice skates in my suitcase The time […]

Death in New Mexico – or so I expect

Death in New Mexico – or so I expect

I expect to learn a great deal reading this month’s Wanderlust Book Club selection. We select books about travel, far off places, or a journey. This book, Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather falls into the category of “a journey” as the two […]

Storytelling Permission

Storytelling Permission

This morning I was pondering my “Skills to Learn” list. I have a few new tech skills I want to improve and tools I would like to learn how to fully exploit. My list includes a few coaching areas to further explore and develop along […]

Stop it!

Stop it!

Another one! Again this morning another European city is offering homes for €1 (or $1.20). This time it is a small Italian village in the southern region of Molise, Castropignano — “a village topped by a ruined medieval castle, 140 miles southeast of Rome.” Could […]

Writing about writing

Writing about writing

My commitment to the daily little blurb here that I have been writing, is to do it daily. Sometimes it gets done first thing, sometimes it gets done just before the clock strikes midnight. My initial goal was to write for the first hour or […]

Conquering Fear in Costa Rica

Conquering Fear in Costa Rica

So here I am crouched on some grated metal steps gripping my daughter’s two-year-old little hand, hoping I can hold onto her until my husband reaches us – so, he can rescue her. I am paralyzed sitting on these steps, not able to move, I […]

Lists, lists and more lists

Lists, lists and more lists

I feel as though my whole schedule is now in this double limbo. As we are just a few days from Thanksgiving and we all know what happens once the holidays are here. Productivity seems to dwindle. I find myself distracted by shiny objects and […]

Surrounding myself with people just like me is boring

Surrounding myself with people just like me is boring

Over the past two Fridays, I have been meeting with a couple of amazing women. We are gathering together (on Zoom, of course) to brainstorm about business ideas and support each other. One of the best things about these conversations is how much I learn […]

Give a little goodness

Give a little goodness

Today I am thinking about how important it is to put good out into the world. This idea of putting good into the world is something I strive to do as often as I can. Today I responded to a social media post asking for […]

Getting back on track

Getting back on track

Getting derailed seems like the story of my life. One minute I am up and moving fast towards my goals fueled by inspiration and energy and the next I am sitting at my desk wondering what I am supposed to be working on — and […]