A Whole New World

Mommy’s Pearls Yesterday, my daughter and I took a nature walk in Bluff Creek Park for our afternoon outing on the official first day of summer. As we meandered down the trail, she suddenly started singing “A Whole New World” from Disney’s Aladdin in her sweet voice. “A whole new world. A new fantastic pointContinue reading “A Whole New World”

True Beauty never Fades

Sequins, jewels, high heels, bowties and tuxedos walked across the red carpet at the Oscars Sunday evening. It was a night to celebrate the film industry and the talent who make the stories come to life. It was also a night that fuels the flame of pressure to be beautiful on the outside. Today’s to-doContinue reading “True Beauty never Fades”

5 Ways to Cure Life’s Momentary Hiccups

I had a crisis on Thursday. I lost my credit card. I dug through the trash of smelly macaroni and cheese, rock hard cinnamon rolls and slimy brussel sprouts. No card. I checked the crevices and pockets in my car. No card. I searched the house high and low including the laundry hamper. No card.Continue reading “5 Ways to Cure Life’s Momentary Hiccups”

Stay Away Mediocrity and Melancholy

This week I came across the reasons that talented employees stay at an organization. Number one is paid well. Number two is appreciated. The list goes on. I then asked myself why do I stay at my employer, in my job, in a friendship, in a small group, in a neighborhood? Why do I stay?Continue reading “Stay Away Mediocrity and Melancholy”