My husband and I were talked the other day about something that had to be done and I was listening but not interested. I told him I don’t really care about the process or the details. I want to see the finished product. We kept talking about whatever it was we were talking about and … Continue reading The Finished Product
When did accountability become a swear word? Something that makes you a person with extremely high expectations? I have been told that I have extremely high expectations in all of the positions I have ever held and I have heard it from those closest to me. I have interpreted this to mean that this isn’t … Continue reading The “A” Word
So if you read my blog posts by now you know I love to use parts of song lyrics to inspire my next post. So today it is inspiration from Jackson Browne, Running on Empty. In this day and age, I don’t think there is anyone out there who doesn’t feel at one point in … Continue reading Running on Empty
The Merriam-Webster definition of health is the condition of being sound in body, mind, or spirit. In my opinion though we tend to focus conversations about our health on our exercise or how well we are eating. And although mind and spirit are part of what defines health, I think we have a lot of … Continue reading It’s All In Your Head
I’m secretly pleased when plans are called off. I get restless a few hours into hanging out with people sometimes. I don’t sit well. My mind gets anxious. When I was younger I would get grounded and sent to my room. Probably more often than I want to admit! It wasn’t a punishment to me … Continue reading Party of One
Target has closed. Carson’s is in the process of closing. The town is going to hell in a hand basket as my grandma would say!! Wait a minute. When is the last time I shopped at Carson’s or Target? Well…. probably not in at least 6 months. Maybe longer. Why? I shop online. While sitting … Continue reading Community and Connection
When you hear the words, “White Privilege” what do you think? I will share what I thought when I first learned of white privilege a few years ago. I was one of the individuals in the pilot program for Cultural Competency training where I work. It was a 9-week program which was facilitated by our Diversity … Continue reading Got Privilege?
Isn’t it Ironic? Yes, if you are a child of the 90’s I can almost guarantee that you just starting singing “Ironic” by Alanis Morissette. The lyrics are running through my head as I write this post and it takes me back to high school and I remember signing her songs at the top of … Continue reading Isn’t It Ironic?
Sticks and Stones If you are anything like me, you immediately said “may break my bones but words will never hurt me”. Who hasn’t grown up hearing that saying and repeating it to their friends at the playground? I remember saying this, with a slight (okay more than slight) attitude when I thought someone was … Continue reading Sticks and Stones
For those of you who have watched “What Women Want” you may recall the part of the movie with the Nike commercial: You don’t stand in front of a mirror before a run… and wonder what the road will think of your outfit. You don’t have to listen to its jokes and pretend they’re funny. … Continue reading About Running