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To Choose or Not to Choose

Hello, Hello and a Belated Ho-Ho-Ho for those of you who celebrated Christmas!  And for ALL of you – no matter what you celebrate – my wish for you is Big Love, Giant Joy and Incredible Inner Peace! I have been mostly unplugged and hunkered down in my PJs  reveling in my wonderful winter solstice break.  For several years now I’ve […]

The Magic We Be

I LOVE LOVE LOVE when stuff like this ‘happens’– (not the beginning of my story but the end!) 🙂 Last year tax time traumatized me.   I’d had my best year ever but despite dutifully paying quarterly estimates, when the time came to sit in front of my accountant and receive the verdict of what more I owed, […]

“I Am Awesome!”

My daughter Taiani, who is 11 years old has given me full permission to write this.   She is, in fact, eager to become an internet sensation so she encouraged me– “Put me out to the world, Mom!”  Not sure this is gonna tip her over the edge and into You Tube stardom but we’ll see. […]

Magical Me and the Big Yellow School Bus

I remember it so clearly.  There I was, one of many on the big yellow bus heading to school.   A frosty fall morning and the windows fogged up with the breath and buzz of the students.  I was in the second grade and full of magic.  I just knew it.  I was special and wanted […]

Super-Klutz or Self-Saboteur?

Sometimes ya just gotta wonder. And right now I’m wondering. And the question I am posing to myself is: Am I just a colossal klutz with no grace whatsoever or a subconscious genius with superior self-sabotage skills? Read on and judge for yourself. The day started out great.  I worked all morning, had some great […]

Why’s it So Hard to Be Happy? -OR- A Little Neuroscience Anyone?

Here’s the thing–  I’m kinda geeky in certain ways and I can’t help my love of learning.  So when I hear a neuroscientist has ideas that line up with my own I kinda get all warm and fuzzy inside. So why is it so hard to be happy sometimes?  Why do we so easily go […]