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...
Brag List & Biggest Lessons of my 31st year

Brag List & Biggest Lessons of my 31st year

It’s my birthday eve today. I don’t know about you, but I have mixed feelings about my birthday. It’s funny because I love celebrating other people – ever since I was a kid I’m always the person who bakes cupcakes for every single person...
Look Up

Look Up

Do you notice yourself getting stuck in patterns, doing things out of habit, walking around with blinders on? By reminding myself to “look up” I suddenly am more engaged, alert, creative, and inspired.