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The Year of the Jive

I may not set formal resolutions at the beginning of each new year since I know I will disappoint myself by March, but I can’t help but wonder about ways … Continue reading

January 1, 2018 · Leave a comment


I got a call yesterday from Missy, my former employee, and every 5th sentence was, “I think you should come back.” I was both heartbroken and honored. During our first … Continue reading

December 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Life is Not in Pink

I was watching an episode of Absolutely Fabulous where Eddy was catering to a new French client. She wanted to sing in front of an audience, and the first song … Continue reading

December 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Do the Best You Can With What You’ve Got

During what seems like a lifetime ago, a group of RAs at my grad school were giving feedback/complaining to the department in charge of hiring and training us. A tiny … Continue reading

December 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Good Decision

I have so many clothes and pairs of shoes and accessories. My entire family has a shopping problem, and some are borderline hoarders, surrounding themselves with things they don’t need … Continue reading

December 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Let It Hang

Sometimes self-care can be as simple as not resisting. The office holiday party is next weekend and each employee can bring a plus one. My husband is several states away … Continue reading

November 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Success and Failure

Whomever said “ask and ye shall receive” said a mouthful. I wonder if they also said “be careful what you wish for” because the two really go hand in hand. … Continue reading

November 23, 2017 · Leave a comment