Month: August 2017

Totality

Totality

At no point did I fully get on board for the trek, and yet there I was in a remote section of national forest in southeast Oregon along with my seventy-plus-year-old in-laws, three seven-year-olds, a couple of tweener nephews, and a bachelor buddy of my husband’s. Our campsite passed for an REI showroom with our […]

Grace Note

Grace Note

In music, a grace note is extra, not part of the main melody, an add on. As I work on composing myself to add more grace, I’ve begun collecting moments when others have done a bit extra for me, when they have extended grace above and beyond. I intend to share these “grace notes” with […]

Obstacle Ahead, Keep Going Anyway

Obstacle Ahead, Keep Going Anyway Keep Going Anyway

This is not a stop sign. This is a warning sign. You keep going and use caution. Accomplishing our dreams means overcoming obstacles. Let your realist kick in to complement your optimist. Imagine the obstacles you are facing and start coming up with strategies to get over those obstacles. Stuck? Find someone who has faced […]