Daring Greatly

An acquaintance I met years ago recently tagged me in a post of a video on vulnerability. Specifically Dr. Brene Brown’s follow up from her appearance and presentation on Ted Talk that went viral on her take and study on … Continue reading

The Suckee Side of Self-Promotion

I cried. There were several moments of tears this week, most of which were tears of joy. (One instance involving Amazon and tears of rage. It happens.) I’ve reached a time in my life where it’s officially time to celebrate. … Continue reading

When Things Go Amiss – The Launch of a Book

In just a few hours there will be a pre-release party, just one of several events launching the Life Before The Lottery: Living Beyond The Bucket book into the realm of public view. Eight months after the initial Kickstart, the … Continue reading

Are You Pursuing Something That’s Worth Pursuing?

You are a pursuer. The Declaration of Independence recognizes and declares the fact that we were endowed by our Creator for the pursuit of happiness. But what exactly is that? In pursuit of happiness, what are you pursuing? There’s a … Continue reading

Go Ahead. Let The Inner Princess Out.

Recently I experienced one thing that every little girl dreams about…pretty pretty princess hair. (Okay, girls dream about a lot of things, but I’m referring specifically to pretty princess hair.) A friend conned me into attending a festival that in … Continue reading

The Green Monster Fight

“Looks like fun. Must be nice,” they said in such a tone that didn’t make me feel so nice. I didn’t quite know exactly what to say. They know how hard I’ve worked, I thought they’d be happy for me … Continue reading

Hooker Make-Up & Pasta Rejection

When’s the last time you stepped out of your comfort zone? No really, when was the last time? Was it something significant, like starting a business, moving to a new city, starting a new relationship, or maybe ending one? Or … Continue reading

30 Day Update On The 30×30 Publishing Project

30 Day Update: Life After Kickstarter It’s been 30 days since I sat in the chair in my living room staring at the computer screen, pinching myself after hearing the news that the 30×30 publishing project on Kickstarter was fully … Continue reading

Saying Yes to Loonies n’ Toonies

Saying Yes to Loonies n’ Toonies Canada invited me up to visit…and I said yes. Ok, that’s not exactly what happened. What really occurred was an out-of-the-blue invite from a long-time friend to join her for a long weekend up … Continue reading