One Year Ago…Update On The Book

Book update. One year ago an author was born. I use the term “author” loosely as I have yet to feel like a full fledged author, yet I have been told to start claiming the title and to get used … 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

When It’s Not About Me

When crossing off bucket list items, at what point is it time to consider something crossed off? Some items just don’t seem to have a clean start and finish to them. And what if a bucket list item has nothing … Continue reading

Crossing Off The Bucket List – Lucky #13

There’s something satisfying about crossing an item off on a list. Grocery list, shopping list, honey-do list. Any list, really. Especially a bucket list. Crossing off “bucket list” items can be sweet, sweet victories. But sometimes not all the items … 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

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

In Honor Of…

In Honor Of… I read an article the other day about a family who is continuing to cross off items on the bucket list of their daughter who was killed by a 20-year old drunk driver. I teared up as … Continue reading

Ok, deep down what I really want is…

What would you do if given an unlimited amount of time and an unlimited amount of money? What would you want and what could you accomplish? Uninhibited, what would you do? Those can be scary questions. These were the type … Continue reading