It’s hard to breathe in a storm.

Professionally, personally, there is so much going on.

It seems like everything has hit at one time.

Parents, children, nephews, clients, co-workers, in-laws, friends….

I’m strapped in for the storm.

But I am breathing.

Tomorrow is another day, right?


Living in a city fo close to 30 years, you remember things as you drive down familiar roads. 

You remember when country roads were country roads.   Where the cows used to roam.  Where the good restaurants used to be, and what they are now.

Today, just isn’t what it used to be.

But tomorrow, has an awesome promise. 

Back to Work on a Tuesday

I like going back to work on a Tuesday.

Starting a New Year on a Tuesday is fun.  I’m looking forward to this coming year.

Like a new journal, or a new coloring book, it is beckoning me to get creative.


Each day has it’s own opportunities.

I hope your Tuesday is Fabulous!

Farewell 2016!

2016….what a year.

A year of searching and finding.

A year of honey, and beeswax, lotions, soaps, and products from the hive.


A year of capturing swarms, re-queening hives, and nurturing the bees.

2016 gave us Contentious political debates, uncovered debauchery, treachery, lies, and fraud.

Fake news complaints by the media that created the Fake news.

Death of Rockers, Actors, and Beloved Icons.


Fires, Floods, and Frightening Facts about the corruption in Washington D.C.

Finding a new job meant leaving behind the long lunches with friends, and finding new ways to stay connected.

Breaking through rocky ground and continuing to cultivate gratitude in my life.

Slowing down how often I post on WordPress, and seeing my followers grow to almost 600.  I’m amazed and grateful.

Change is inevitable, and I am looking forward to a better 2017.

Cheers to 2017:  To a Great Honey Harvest, Great Business Opportunities, Great times with Friends, To a sweeter year, a kinder year, and one that brings dreams to life.

Happy New Year.




Dipping my toe back in

The excitement builds as the start date for my new Job gets closer.

The press release went out today….Snort….I got a press release.  In my nerdy-ness, I sent it to everyone.  Cause, I now have a job.  (giggle)

The energy is amazing as the emails flew about today to prepare for next week, the conference in Las Vegas at the end of this month, the conference in Boston in October, the hosted events already scheduled the next few weeks, and my calendar started to magically fill up.

Even with this little flurry of activity, and preview of what is to come I feel such contentment, such calm delight, such joy.

I’m so grateful.  The last year has been a blur.  Not a bad year by any means.  It has been a learning year, a preparing year, and a resting year.

All the interviews, all the declines, every time I got frustrated, I could hear down deep in my heart.  “Not Yet.”

It’s so exciting that “Yet” is here.  It is time.  Not just that, it is “Go” time.

With my toe back in the water, I can tell the water is great.  I’m ready to jump right in.img_1717

Image credit:  Pinterest



Image from Pinterest.

I melt

  From the great object that I was

    Into the flow of nothing

     Nothingness, opens its arms

      And scatters me out into the void

Three day Quote Challenge! Day One.

One quick caveat:  I love these challenges!  It is always so much fun to be invited.

My dear blogger friend, Elizabeth from Tea and Paper invited me to participate in this endeavor.

The rules for the challenge are:

  1. Thank the person nominating your for the challenge.
  2. Post a quote on your blog for 3 consecutive days.
  3. Invite 3 of your favorite Bloggers to join the challenge

My nominees for the challenge are:

  1. Rob from the VPub, who is always entertaining, kind, and supportive.
  2. Ann from The Year (s) of Living Non-Judgmentally who has some really cool photos and commentary.
  3. Linda Higgins from Education Pathways who has some inspirational things to say about Education and life.

There is no obligation, of course, just fun and inspiration.

One of the lesser known quotes by JFK, but one of the more inspirational.


Cheers to a great week!

Have a beautiful Monday.

My coffee is in hand, and I’m ready to seize the day.

Today I’m grateful for a fresh start, new vitamins, good coffee, goals to accomplish, and a good night sleep.

What are you grateful for today?