Who am I? Why am I here? What is my purpose Get rid of my fear Where am I going How far will I go Across the universe I just do not know Which way do I turn When I cannot see? What's in front of me is it who I should be? How do... Continue Reading →
Raising children & remembering what is truly important
Raising children is really hard sometimes. These days, whenever I get caught up in the day-to-day struggles with grades, chores, and other stressful challenges - I try to remind myself of who my children really are: 1. They are kind, caring and insightful. 2. They are respectful of others 3. They are not mean-spirited, or... Continue Reading →
Check out my new semi-serious blog
http://virtualanything.wordpress.com I am still working on a better domain, and better categories. All suggestions are welcome.
Why is my blog so random?
I have been reading back through some of my blog posts and realize how extremely random this blog is. I think I have something that a coworker calls "IDD" - Information Deficit Disorder. This blog is proof of my inability to focus on any one thing for long. I read blogs by other folks that... Continue Reading →
Technology and a day in real life
There is something very un-Zen about all of this. No wonder why I want to move to the mountains and live like a hobbit. It is probably questionable whether the spiffy electronic coffee pot can be considered technology. Or the microwave. Or the high-performance dishwasher. Either way, these are just one example of a day in my oh-so-plugged-in life. 5:00 am: cell phone... Continue Reading →
List of things to look forward to in 2008 (version 1)
Personal overnight retreat in Middleburg with Marybeth to work on plans for the future Annual Lord of the Rings Trilogy marathon at the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse Birthday weekend trip with my best friend Dawn - vineyard tours, hikes in the Shenandoah, day at the spa, shopping, and staying at a B&B built in the early... Continue Reading →
The Book of Bad Choices
I was working on my laptop at the dining room table the other day when my 9 year old daughter came running downstairs with some paper in-hand, asking if she could talk to me. She sat down in the chair next to me and told me that I needed to pay attention for this. I... Continue Reading →
Why can’t life be like Zappos.com?
I am a Zappos.com junkie - I spend hours on that site browsing shoes, adding things to my favorites, sharing with friends - who knew that there could be a 'social media' outlet for the shoe-obsessed? Don't get me wrong - you will not get the best bargain on shoes here, what you will get... Continue Reading →