I love manifestos. I love the way they clearly and passionately articulate how things should or could be and provide guidance about how to get there. I was recently inspired by Maddie's ICYMI: The Future Of Work Manifesto and Gretchen Rubin's series of manifestos, so I decided to write my own about something I spend... Continue Reading →
I've never had much patience for people who are focused on the wrong things. People tend to "lose the plot" quite regularly and I had this happen to me again last week at work. All I want to do at work is accomplish amazing things, be super impactful, have fun, and get a lot done. Is that too much to... Continue Reading →
1| Let. It. Go. 2| Yes, I can. 3| The time is now. 4| Inhale love, exhale hate. 5| I am enough. I have enough. There is enough. 6| Quiet. Focus. Trust. 7| Breathe in peace, breathe out love. 8| Be true. Be kind. Be present. Breathe.
Dear Jasper, It was one year ago today that you left us. I can't believe this much time has passed already. You were a wonderful loving dog who taught us SO much, saw us through some dark times, and showed us what unconditional love looks like. A few months ago, we met Watson. I think... Continue Reading →
This year, winter seems to be hanging on with a very tight grip. I have been dreaming about my garden for months now, using Pinterest to collect ideas. In preparation for Spring's embrace, I have started some seeds indoors, using my newly erected grow station. I am not very good at this - so hopefully... Continue Reading →
In a recent post by Chris Brogan, he encourages us to choose three words to guide our direction for the coming year, rather than develop lengthy resolutions or checklists. These three words need to summarize and represent a core desired feeling, and are an inner guide for decisions on how to invest time, money, and... Continue Reading →
With only a few hours left in 2013, I figure it's a good idea to take some time to reflect on my journey and to make some decisions around where to apply my focus in 2014. In this age of distraction it's really for me to lose my way and not make progress in areas... Continue Reading →
Mary Granville Delany (1700-1788) bloomed in her 70s, when she found her life’s passion, creating almost 1000 life-size, three-dimensional, scientifically-correct botanical prints now held by the British Museum. She is considered the first mixed media collage artist because she used paint, paper, and parts of flowers. I am inspired.