As I approach half a century on this magical globe rocketing through the universe I must say, it’s been quite a ride. And I am so grateful.
I always loved to write, and I have been blessed to publish a book, post a weekly blog, and work as a copywriter and communications specialist.
I always knew I wanted to be a mom and I have been gifted with three wonderful children who challenge me, inspire me, teach me, and love me. A gift that can’t be bought.
I always enjoyed travelling and I have been lucky to visit countries like Ireland, Scotland, Italy, Greece, Portugal and many parts of the United States and Canada. My passport is a prized possession because it allows me to fly, literally and figuratively.
I always adored reading and I have travelled to many places and eras through the pages of countless books. This recently led me to join an outstanding group of local women in a book club that has brought me laughs, learning and lifelong friendships. Continue reading
As writer Kevin Kelly said, “Travel is still the most intense mode of learning.” I spent a week with cobblestones, castles, museums, patchwork-quilt green fields, scones and cream, pots of tea, and the warm laughter of relatives from another land.
And it reminded me of who I am. Continue reading
A friend of a friend recently went to the bookstore at Harvard. She asked the person at the cash what book had the highest sales in the store. The employee said, “The Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness and Effectiveness by Epictetus – A New Interpretation by Sharon Lebell.”
So I had to pick it up of course. Continue reading
Author Beau Taplin said, “Human beings are made of water – we were not designed to hold ourselves together, rather run freely like oceans and rivers.”
We were meant to run freely. Continue reading
The holidays are busy. Cooking, travelling, shopping, preparing, wrapping, washing, running, and decorating. We never stop. There is always action around us and it’s hard to find a moment of peace.
It made me remember how powerful silence is. Yet it’s so hard to find. Continue reading