How Well Do You Live In-Between?

I’ve been watching and thinking about several people in my circle. Specifically how they are navigating the in-between world. Y’know the place where we haven’t quite finished with one thing yet are taking tentative steps forward with that other thing? Like, my neighbour, just diagnosed with prostate cancer. Or the wife — of my husband’s …

It Starts With Values

This year, my husband and I celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary. We have been legal for 35 and have known one another for nearly 40. Or, as he likes to say, Honey, I have been with you for more than half of my life. There is one trait my hubby has that I adore. He …

What Are YOU Addicted To?

Recently, I was asked this very question! Naturally, like you, I shouted out,” absolutely NOTHING.” I quit smoking seven years ago and then dropped a bunch of extra weight by eating smarter, walking more, and drinking a glass or two of wine only three times a week. I haven’t been inside a casino in more …

Gratitude? Attitude!

Have you noticed how much airtime the word gratitude gets these days? I have and gotta confess. Unfortunately, I don’t recognize the newest meanings and iterations! Once upon a time, the meaning of Gratitude was the quality of being thankful, the readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. In other words, Gratitude meant …

Everything is Connected

I had an epiphany of sorts about how so much is connected and want to share the highlights with you. Before I begin, let me ask you one question. If your life were a tree, what fruit would it bear? Autumn is now here, and most of the harvesting from most of the trees is …

This Year: Be a Beta Tester

My entire life, I have been notorious for forgetting birthdays, anniversaries, and special occasions. So, last week, it came as a complete shock when I remembered something. I was chatting with a colleague, trying to find a date that worked for both of us and while looking at the calendar, shouted. “OMG. It is six …