Does it matter?

During my sabbatical, I weaned myself (somewhat successfully) off of constant connectivity. Some days I left my phone at home and went out in the world. I felt naked, but it was also exciting: without directions, public transportation estimated arrival times, and a...

Breaking Free: My interview with Michelle L Evans

“Passion can burn out. Instead, actually look at the way you want to spend your days and find the skills that use all of you. The content of what you’re doing can change with your changing passion, but you feel fulfilled no matter what.” ~Martine Holston I was honored...
I’m going on sabbatical

I’m going on sabbatical

Sabbatical:  any extended period of leave from one’s customary work, especially for rest, to acquire new skills or training, do research, travel, etc. a break or change from a normal routine (as of employment) Origin: Relating to the sabbath (rest or cessation)...
Thou shalt not covet

Thou shalt not covet

Covet: “yearn to possess”, origin “greed for money or possessions” I went to my first Shabbat a few weeks ago. Part of Shabbat dinner is discussing that week’s lesson from the Torah. Thankfully, twelve years of Catholic education meant I...
Life Lessons from Itchy the Horse

Life Lessons from Itchy the Horse

I went horseback riding for the first time in 20 years this weekend with my dear friend Shawna DeGrange at Cloverleaf Ranch. I knew I would write a blog post about it because, well, I write blog posts about pretty much everything that happens in my life. And let’s be...
You can’t “do” sleep

You can’t “do” sleep

“Don’t mistake activity with achievement.” ― John Wooden (tweet it) Lying in bed, staring at the ceiling at 2am. Listening to the waves crashing on the beach at my relaxing getaway in Mexico. Trying my hardest to fall back asleep. Wondering why I can’t....