SUMMER’S CALLING…

OK, I’ll admit it. This year Spring Fever hit me hard. The picture above is just an example of what was right outside my window, beckoning me. I’m recovering, and now that my raging case of spring fever is subsiding, I’m looking at my world differently. This period of bowing to my whims and whatnots…

HUGGED A TREE LATELY?

“We Do Not Inherit the Earth from Our Ancestors – We Borrow It from Our Children.” ~ Unknown As I look out my window on a world that is green and sunny I realize – once again – the importance of not taking our planet for granted. As I write this I can hear the…

YOU CAN’T FINISH WHAT YOU DON’T START

Many of us have things in our lives right now that we are dragging our heels on – for whatever reason. You know, those should’s, need to’s, chores, tolerations and more that are cluttering the to-do list. Often they are things that are molehills we build into mountains. Things that, if we just did them,…

GOING FOR THE GOLD

Every couple of years, the Olympics bursts onto the world stage. Athletes, spectators, crew, judges, the media, and everyone else comes together to witness the competition – the “Going for the Gold.” Truth is, only one person or one team in any event can win that gold medal. Anything else – even the silver…

TIME TO COMMIT?

Let’s face it – we all know committing to something is how to get stuff done, whether it is cleaning out your closet, creating your next book, blog post, sweater, culinary delight, work of art or you-name-it. Even so, it can be so easy to dwell in non-commitment. “I want to write, but … “I’ll…

LEAPING INTO MONDAY

Don’t know about you, but in spite of my best intentions,  some Mondays can feel like I‘ve just been shot out of a cannon. Don’t get me wrong – I absolutely love what I do, and am grateful to be able to do work that truly fulfills me. But still, Mondays can feel rushed, with…