I Didn’t Know I Couldn’t Do It

I Didn’t Know I Couldn’t Do It

I’m an explorer. I love to go where no one has been before. This can be dangerous, but maybe that is part of the appeal. More so, it is an adventure full of possibilities. It feeds my soul. The thing about exploring is that it comes from the heart. Sure, you need a...
How To Meet Anyone

How To Meet Anyone

It starts with the eyes. Meet their eyes. This is then followed by a nod, or a smile, or a hello. If they look away, they’ve told you a lot. It’s generally not worth pursuing at that point. But let’s say they’ve met your gaze in a positive, if not just neutral,...
Because I did that, I now…

Because I did that, I now…

One of the fun facts about me is that I was once a security guard at a GM plant in Detroit. Actually, it was one of the most fun summer jobs I ever had. Definitely the most unusual and interesting! I was sharing the story of how I found myself in that position with my...
When Listening to Dead Men is a Good Idea

When Listening to Dead Men is a Good Idea

Traveling is not easy these days. A daily train commute starts with a wish and a prayer that a) it shows up and b) there will be a place to sit. I’ll add another: c) that no one is talking loudly on their phone. Hey, a girl can dream… Airline travel is another level...

The Limitations of Comparison

I have always said that there is a special place in heaven for parents who homeschool. I have been a teacher, and a mother, and have taught my own children in Sunday School….and I rest my case. This was my initial thought while beginning to read an article on...