Adulting is a word that my generation invented to commend ourselves for acting responsibly. Well, they didn’t invent the word so much as to turn a noun into a verb. Does that count… Continue reading

Media Fast

Struck by the reality of the situation, it is time to make a decision. Life is not what it should be. That is well and clear. The culprit? My own time management and… Continue reading

Become an Expert about What Breaks Your Heart

The past couple of days have held some pretty intense moments for me. I’ve sat through a training and two presentations about sexual trafficking in our world today. It’s a subject that tends… Continue reading

Make Your Dreams Come True

Dreaming is fun. it’s not to hard to do, and it doesn’t take a lot of effort. Each of us have our own visions of an ideal world where we can accomplish anything… Continue reading

Making Friends After 25

One of the most satisfying feelings is when you walk into a room and know that you are among friends. It sounds pretty simple, and it is simple. It is also a beautiful,… Continue reading

Hello World, Again

It looks like it has been about four years since I last published anything here. Perhaps that hiatus is long enough. I found myself re-reading some old postings over the weekend, and remembered… Continue reading

It’s Not About You

We sat across a table from another with a paper between us, stuck as the object in a discussion founded in two completely different perspectives. He thought he was giving me necessary advice.… Continue reading

That Time Again

  In this space between Christmas morning and New Year’s, a natural pause occurs. Each social media site has sent out their “year in review” and we can count the days on our… Continue reading

The little pub crawl that could

Work gracefully finished with a hope-filled and much needed phone call from a program partner for the workforce development program I’m currently engineering. Much needed after a rocky week of anticipation and long… Continue reading

When Life Gives You Grapefruit

I have this vivid memory in elementary school of what now seems to be both a profound and foolish thought for a child to have. See, I was one of those kids that… Continue reading

Finding My Happy Place

I’m not going to go all Elizabeth Gilbert on you and gush about trips to exotic trips where I’ve found myself in some transcendent moment of self-discovery. I’m far too cynical for that,… Continue reading