Now what?

As I posted my blog last Friday I debated whether or not to discuss how the US Congress failed to pass regulation to help curb the environmental damage we are creating on the Earth. I pondered whether or not to bring up how profits of oil companies continue to rise while the tax on oil Read more about Now what?[…]

What will it take to change our ways?

If it takes a crisis to make us act, what makes us change our ways? On April 20, 2010, the BP/Transocean Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, leaking somewhere between 5,000 and 60,000 barrels of crude oil a day into the Gulf. As we began to comprehend the enormity of the destruction, the public was temporarily outraged, Read more about What will it take to change our ways?[…]


Today was one of those near perfect days. By all accounts going into today, it should have been a trying one at best. My son’s school was closed for a professional development day (i.e. no time for me to work) and my husband was out of town for work (i.e. childcare 100% ala-mom). Until this Read more about Perspective[…]

On Marriage

This past weekend I was given the tremendous honor of officiating a wedding for two of my friends. Brye and John are two of those people who do not say “oh, one day we’ll go there” or “maybe we could do this”, they do it. They jet off to Shanghai and Nicaragua like most people Read more about On Marriage[…]

Relax, it will all be okay.

I close out the month of June (close to it) with my final life lesson from my first Ironman: Relax, it will all be okay. Changing the past is not possible, but changing the future is. If I could go back and tell my younger self one thing it would be to stop worrying, it Read more about Relax, it will all be okay.[…]