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“It is better to create than to learn. Creating is the essence of life.” – Julius Caesar These days, my hours are often filled with meetings. I manage long-term projects and assess monthly dashboards. I fire off emails and respond to various requests. Yet, as I make my 35-mile commute home, I sometimes wonder what […]
I don’t watch much TV these days. Not enough time, and I’m trying to avoid getting sucked into shows late in the evening when I should be hitting the pillow. Still, I do have a few series’ I never miss, such as Parenthood. If you’re a Parenthood fan, you know this is their last season. I’ve […]
My dear blogging friend, Alexa, and I have an idea. I can’t really share all of the brilliant details, but it centers on writing a book, which we hope to unveil in 2015. We’ve chatted on the phone, outlined ideas, discussed artwork and promotions and how to launch. We’ve joked about making our little book […]
I’m fascinated by other people’s stories. How did they become who they are? What were their struggles? Who guided them along the way? I’m curious. I’m looking for clues. I’m in awe. Perhaps it is the journalist coming out, but I love to ask questions and probe. But when I start digging in on my […]
Perhaps you’ve seen this quote posted on Pinterest, or maybe on a friend’s Facebook wall. I’m certainly aware of my “time sucks,” but I doubt I could make a living watching shameful reality TV or surfing the Web. But in all seriousness, after I saw this quote several times in several different places, it got […]
In the wee hours of the night, and during nap times on the weekends, I type away on the computer, trying to crank out a post, or a freelance piece, or a book chapter. Sometimes I wonder if I am absolutely nuts to pursue projects and work beyond my full-time job, motherhood and household management […]
I am certainly grounded in my 30s. Married – check. Three kids – check. Mortgage – check. Stable career – check. Multiple insurance policies – check. We even have the ever-playful puppy requiring endless walks and bags of food. It’s official. I’m an adult. Now what? I likely have 25-plus years until retirement, and my […]