She woke in the cool cabin of the boat. It was dark but with a touch of blue light that hinted more was on its way. She shifted next to her husband and heard the creak of the mooring ropes as the boat shifted under her motion. Water gurgled against the hull. She sat up … Continue reading Horizon
I’m reading a book right now called Secrets of Six-Figure Women, which lays out the mindsets and behaviors of women who succeed in earning at a higher level than many of us allow ourselves to believe is possible. As I read, the intention to earn six figures is at the forefront of my mind as a … Continue reading Getting out of my own way
I once loved trinkets: tiny buddhas, smooth stones, small figurines that required dusting when we were settled, and careful packaging when we were on the move. In my suitcase, I pack too many shoes. Along with three or four too-many pairs of shoes (slippers, flats, sandals, running shoes, ankle boots, casual sneakers), I fill half the luggage … Continue reading Minimizing
I know this has been said a million times before, and is cliché, and everyone is already familiar with the concept of nourishing the appropriate areas of our lives that we want to grow, but I am still astonished by it when I garden: when we take time in our lives to pay attention to … Continue reading The things we focus on are the things that will flourish
I speak at WordCamp US in Philadelphia on December 4: in 19 days. That’s not as many days from now as I thought. I have written my script. I have submitted my slides. I have practiced aloud at least a dozen times. But I’m still reading my words from a page — I do not … Continue reading Trying not to freak out
I’ve been waiting like what feels like an eternity to share this publicly, and the time has finally come. I am thrilled to announce that I will be speaking at the inaugural WordCamp US to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 4-6 this year. Look, my picture is even on the website: A WordCamp is … Continue reading It’s happening: I am speaking at WordCamp US!