Retreat

Retreat

It was time to retreat. I had forces battling me on all sides and knew that if I didn’t pull back now, I would be consumed and overrun. I surveyed my options and took a path that I knew would put my communications at risk, but it seemed the right thing to do. ...
Who Are You?

Who Are You?

I have long held the belief that it is both a blessing and a curse to be able to do a lot of things. And I have noticed that women, the consummate multi-taskers, can do a lot of things. Most of the time we don’t even think about it…we just DO it. Which is, in part,...
Writing, Eating and the Joy of Life

Writing, Eating and the Joy of Life

The first writing workshop I went to was taught by Nancy Aronie. She started off her class by telling the story of the first writers workshop she had been invited to, where the women were uppity and judged harshly…but the food was amazing. Nancy’s...
But Where Are the Flying Cars?

But Where Are the Flying Cars?

I was a huge Jetsons fan when I was a kid. Saturday morning cartoons most often included George, Jane (his wife), Judy, Elmo and Rastro (Astro, the dog). And the very cool gadgets of the future. They had the moving sidewalks. The microwaves. The video phones. And...
Clarity

Clarity

It’s the holiday season. I’m 3 days past my son’s wedding and still processing those emotions. And I am fighting off my annual holiday cold, which, in the past few years, has decided to morph into bronchitis. I’m all dressed up and sitting in one of my favorite spots...