What I learned by vacationing in Telluride

Four years ago, my family and I vacationed in Telluride, Colorado, deep in the heart of the San Juan mountains. The villa we rented in the resort area was at the base of the ski area. There was a ski lift that took us over the ridge and into the picturesque western town. My sons […]

On Toe Socks, the Camino, and Being Stuck

Camino Backstory For those of you who follow me regularly, it may come as no surprise that I’m focused personally on my upcoming pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago de Compostela. In September, I’m walking over 200 miles from St. John Pied de Port on the French/Spanish border to Burgos. Last year, I trekked with […]

What Princess Leia Taught Me About Comfort Zones

It’s time to get real and share insight into a problem I’m experiencing—with my cat, Princess Leia—and what I learned about comfort zones as a result. First, a little backstory. Cats Rule Princess Leia, now thirteen, came to live with our family when she was four months old. My eldest son begged for years to […]

The Art of Running Away

Last week, I wrote about keeping commitments to myself and what I learned by not doing so. One of the elements I touched upon was keeping a weekly artist’s date with myself. Here’s the story of my most recent adventure to absorb art. Wednesday morning my mastermind took place. My kickass entrepreneurial friends all shared […]

4 Commitments I Revisited

Keeping Commitments to Myself These past few weeks, I’ve been burning the candle at both ends to keep commitments, working long hours on really cool projects. Last Tuesday, I had four major coinciding deadlines, after which I had to refocus on existing projects to get caught up. What a wake-up call! My body felt exhausted. […]