Orwellian Meditations and Being in Another’s Shoes – Empathy is Key

I started to write this on Day 10…. it is Day 15.  By the time you read this it will be Day 17. Do you know where your empathy is? More on that later. I worked on the day of the Inauguration. I’ve watched every one that has occurred since I’ve been able to watch… Continue reading Orwellian Meditations and Being in Another’s Shoes – Empathy is Key

Stand Up, Sit-In or March – A Tribute to MLK, Jr.

On this day, we celebrate MLK, Jr., his dreams and ideals. Under normal circumstances and in the past, I’d listen to his famous speeches, talk to the little monkey about history, thank the universe we were making progress. This year…is different. The circumstances are not normal, no matter how some people try to make it… Continue reading Stand Up, Sit-In or March – A Tribute to MLK, Jr.

Shiva is Over…Post-Election Thoughts

The Jewish people have a mourning ritual that takes place after the death of a loved one, called sitting shiva. Seven days of mourning, gathering, visiting, eating deli and wallowing. The more traditional of us have our mirrors covered and sit low to the ground. I’m not one of those more traditional, but all I’ve… Continue reading Shiva is Over…Post-Election Thoughts

Fall Style Game Plan for Newish Moms

It’s the most wonderful time…of the yeaaar…Fall! As many of you may know today is the first day of Fall. Or is it Autumn you prefer? More importantly it’s also the first day of my favorite season EVER! Note: This post contains affiliate/referral links.  Seriously, I love it. It means the crazy heat of summer is slowly… Continue reading Fall Style Game Plan for Newish Moms

Distance by Bless Monet (Cover)

Bless at the beach Photo Credit: Nicole K Photography @nicole.k.photography

Picture this – me, in a park, listening to a colleague, one Miss Bless Monet sing at a benefit. I turn to my friend P and say, “Why isn’t she doing this for a living? She should be doing this on the regular. I mean, I’d miss her, but SHE SHOULD BE DOING THIS FOR… Continue reading Distance by Bless Monet (Cover)

Want to improve your week? Focus on the “right”

Mindful and Meditative Mondays #20 Focus on the "Right"

What have you been keeping track of lately? Do I mean don’t look to the left? Or  do I mean only check out Fox News and not CNN or MSNBC? Nope, I’m not talking about either of those things. But here is what I am saying… It’s a whole lot easier to keep track of someone’s… Continue reading Want to improve your week? Focus on the “right”