“If you could kick the person in the pants for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.” Theodore Roosevelt When a client
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Which employee would you rather have, the one who leaves early every Wednesday to volunteer or the one who comes in early and stays late? Would you, a
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I have an update on the Adopt_Ollie story that I shared not too long ago. You know my daughter, Devon, and her roommates fostered dear, sweet Ollie. O
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Last night we were under a tornado warning from 6pm until about 9 pm. My husband, my son, my two dogs, and me hunkered down in the basement for three
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On my way to my tennis match this weekend, I saw this sadly neglected building as I waited at a stop light. Clearly, it hasn’t been cared for in
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Do you know what makes you grumpy? I know 4 things that are guaranteed to put me in a foul mood: if I am hungry, if I haven’t gone outside for f
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There is this thing, on the Peloton and maybe elsewhere, called the FTP (Functional Threshold Power). The participant takes a 20-minute cycling test t
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“The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.” ~ Helen Keller After reading thi
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Last Friday I attended a viewing for one of our dearest friend’s dad. In addition to being an amazing husband for 62 years, a great dad to his f
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I’m sure you’ve heard of the classic “wants versus needs” question when it comes to budgeting. It becomes a lot easier to make
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“Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It’s our goal in life to find it and keep it lit.” ~Mary Lou Retton I believe Mary L
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If I asked you, “What project are you currently working on at work (or at home),” would you have an answer? Is it a big project? Have you
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“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” ~ Wayne Dyer This is actually a picture of my 3-bay garage as i
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There is a great quote by Hamlet that I love: “There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.” As an all encompassing state
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Last week, our whole house was engaged in watching Le Tour de France. Doug has been a fan for years so he has been explaining how this crazy race work
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If you live in the United States, I hope you had a fantastic holiday weekend celebrating the 4th of July. Here in NJ, Doug and I spent most of our wee
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I recently posted a family picture from our vacation to Nantucket. It was from a really fun moment in the driveway with my brother-in-law and sister-i
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Sometimes motivational quotes fall short for me. I find myself reading some brilliant and powerful quote and commenting, “Yes, but…”
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“If you don’t like the road your walking, start paving another one.” Dolly Parton I live across the street from a big park. Sometime
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I was on a call last night and a bright and profoundly insightful young woman said, “Never get over the wonder of it all.” I believe she m
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