We Are All Columbine

April 20th may not mean much to a lot of people, but to some this date has significance. It hit me this morning that today marks eighteen years since that horrific day in Littleton, Colorado that will forever mark Columbine … Continue reading

Closing The Book

It’s been awhile. Recently I’ve had multiple questions on where I’m at on “the list.” They are casually referring to my Next List–a list that started with another 30 items in the bucket with¬†another dream added on every time I … Continue reading

To Lean or Not to Lean?

To Lean or Not to Lean? Nothing like a death in your world to be a stark reminder¬†that life is truly a precious gift. It’s the ones left behind that the sorrow and heartbreak is for. The ones left with … Continue reading

A Life Of Flipping

While shooting an author’s conference I got distracted when I started listening to the keynote speaker. He captured my attention as he told a story that made me raise an eyebrow and make a wish to have what he was … Continue reading

Which Is Worse?

Which is worse? The pain of progress or the pain of stagnation? It depends on which side of the fence your current situation puts you on, but no matter where your personal circumstances have landed you one thing will remain…there … Continue reading

A New Pursuit

How are those New Year’s resolutions going? Yeah, me neither. Surprisingly, I’m actually not a resolution person and haven’t made a New Year’s resolution in years. I am however, fully invested and completely committed to the notion that we all … Continue reading

Delays Are Not Forever

I hate waiting. Put me right up there with the rest of the human population in this category. Although not great at it, there are times I am better at it than others. It’s difficult not to despise the delay. … Continue reading

Popping the Fourteener Cherry

Starting in the dark the excitement and nerves could hardly be contained–it was happening. This wasn’t just a bucket list item, this was a personal win and a moment to savor. When I put “hike a fourteener” on my official … Continue reading