Times Are Changing: A Bond Woman

My entire family went and saw the new James Bond pic, Spectre over the weekend.  I will be the first one to admit that the entire Bond genre does not embrace the idea of positive female role models.  It doesn’t scream feminism by any stretch of the more »

New York Comic Con 2015: Dressing Up Like a Boss

I have so much to share but with my new job keeping me beyond busy, so little time to share it… Here are some of the amazing pictures taken by Scotty at this past weekend’s New York Comic Con….    Photos from 2015 New York more »

What Were You Born To Do?

The past week, I had the wonderful fortune of being in the presence of two of the few people out there who were born to do what they are doing.  You know those people who from a young age seem to be destined for their purpose. more »

John Oliver Takes on Internet Misogyny

Lately I’ve been reading a lot about gender bias and the treatment of women in general. Maybe it’s because the influencers I follow have been bringing this issue to the forefront or maybe my college minor of Women’s Studies is rearing its head after years more »

Happy Father’s Day 2015

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there and of course a special shout out to the Dads in my life, including my husband who is the most wonderful Dad and a great role model for our kiddos. I realize this is a hard more »

What are You Saving it For?

Every day I check out Humans of New York and meet the people they are highlighting. Depending on the snapshot and the story they tell, I have felt sad, angry, or mushy inside – sometimes just from a few sentences.  On a good day, I’ve feel all three.  I think what more »

Decluttering: Tidying Up Your Life

It’s hard to come back to the ole work life after the long Memorial Day Weekend. It was such a spectacular weekend – getting time to workout, spending time with friends and being outside for much of it. It was one of those weekends that more »

A Path to Greatness

I have been trying to walk during my lunch hours and listen to podcasts that focus on certain themes like leadership and improvement.  Not only does it allow me to be close to nature, it’s also an opportunity to learn and grow and also just have time to think on regular more »

Why Am I Not As Happy As I Think I Should Be?

Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world… Helen Keller I’ve been doing some more soul searching the past week – The past few days have been pretty stressful. Scott’s mom is in the hospital. My more »

The Reality of Fear

I came across 23 BRILLIANT LIFE LESSONS FROM ANTHONY BOURDAIN and thought so many of them were worthwhile. I especially liked this one… “If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. more »