Do a thing: On random paths & intention

Have you ever had a dream that you couldn't quite put your finger on? You know there's something you want desperately, but you just can't put your finger on what, so you try everything. When I was a little girl, I dreamed of being a combination ballerina/teacher/surgeon. I also loved climbing trees and playing sports as much as … Continue reading Do a thing: On random paths & intention


A girl’s gotta right to change her mind

On a summer day in 2013 I decided to grow out my gray hair, and the posts on the topic that followed brought a lot of new visitors to my blog. So now, a few weeks after that fateful day at the Walgreens hair color aisle, I need to come clean. I've been trying to figure … Continue reading A girl’s gotta right to change her mind

2015: Lessons from a Year on Time-Out

I've been working on a 2015 wrap up post for a couple of weeks now. By working on, I mean that I'd given it a great title, Lessons from a Year on Time Out, and written a couple of sentence.

Learning a 3rd language: Chiunque vuole parlare italiano con me?

Maybe it's my love of words, but I've always wanted to learn a third language. While many of my Spanish speaking friends chose to take Spanish in school for an easy A, I chose to take French.

“6 mins for the next 60 years of your life” is my favorite thing today

I needed this today. 6 minutes for the next 60 years of your life! Why not? I have the talent, experience and I still have plenty of time. So again, why not? And why not you too?

Beehives, 5th grade and birthdays: #WhyIWrite

I’m afraid and at a loss for words, I remember that a blank page allows me to sort out and express my thoughts in a way I could never verbalize. I write because my life is a book, and my experiences are stories.