I recently received a fancy-wrapped gift from a dear friend, which wasn’t anything I ever expected. However, it reminded me of a story I heard as a child. Once upon a time, there were two children. Each was given a golden key and asked … [Read more...] about Where there is poop, there is a pony.
Not all turtles are teenagers or ninjas! Recently at sunrise along the Texas coastline, I watched over 100 endangered Kemp’s Riddley hatchlings released through a recovery program. Many of the hatchlings wouldn’t make it to their first swim if it … [Read more...] about Not All Turtles are Teenagers or Ninjas!
Recently, I found myself feeling tired, rather used up, burned out and I couldn’t figure out why I couldn’t get everything done. My husband, bless his soul, said “You know, no one could do everything that you want to do in a day.” He was right, but … [Read more...] about Feeling Cheesy, Swiss Cheesy
This summer my family volunteered to work on a garage that had been flooded more than once and now sat dank, closed, cluttered and unusable. Not an easy or pleasant task, but we were, the four of us, driving the 4+ hours to tackle it with gloves, … [Read more...] about Somewhere Between a Hot Turd and a Cup of Tea
I was sharing with my coach a negative rant and how overwhelmed I was with things that had to be done, including picking up dog poo, weeding the garden, running errands for kids, business follow-ups and networking events. She reminded me that even in … [Read more...] about From Blah to Blessed in 6 Seconds: My Gratitude List
Recently, I had to take my own “medicine” as a coach. I hate it when I have to do that, don’t you? My 50th birthday was coming up right in the middle of the holidays. Over the years, I have been to friends’ parties as they hit the big 5 “O”! Some … [Read more...] about The Big 5 Oh!