Owning a business requires a lot of grit. There's no way around it. And when you're a solo owner, the grit-requirement factor increases by a math equation I have yet to master. If only 'remembering phone numbers' counted as math. I'd be golden. That's about as far as my math skills go. Or more … [Read more...] about grit
22 years ago, mid-blizzard, my first child was born. blink Just like that, I was a mother. He was my son. Everything was different. blink He was 6 weeks early, apparently determined and on a mission. It was the perfect introduction to what parenthood is really about: being prepared for whatever … [Read more...] about Blink.
Today, my middle son turns 20 years old. Quiet and understated by nature, Sammy asked for a 'low-key' celebration, and I adhered to his request. Brunch, no cake, no big presents. Itching to do something, anything, to express my love for him, I resorted to an activity that almost always brings me … [Read more...] about A new decade
I know, I know. I missed my weekly FB live on Friday. Trust me - this was not a case of 'whoops...was there something I was supposed to do this morning?' Nope. This was an intentional decision to focus on finishing an order due at noon instead of wondering if I used enough cover-up to hide the dark … [Read more...] about shall we play a game?
Ask anyone who knows me even just a bit, and they will readily share how stunningly gps challenged I am. Maps are a foreign language to me. I can look at a map and see the numerous intersecting lines. I can see the words in bold font. I wish I could read the minuscule writing but it's a stretch … [Read more...] about gps challenged
I came across this picture today as I was cleaning my home office. I'm methodically working on all parts of my life to shed the excess, to de-clutter, to find peace and balance in the land of less. I was making steady progress until I found this picture of me from the days when I was at Nashoba … [Read more...] about reflections