Look who is coming for dinner!

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Seat Guru.” I have thought about this blog challenge all day. Trying to figure out who I would invite to my fantasy dinner party. The major challenge would be how to get the correct invites that would create a balanced evening. The type of evening that hasContinue reading “Look who is coming for dinner!”

Build Strengths

The past few weeks I have spoken at the university, a few conferences and meetings about building on the strengths of others in our relationships. Some of the talks have been with physicians, therapists nurses or simply people living life. The message that I shared was leveraging our personal strength and the strength of others.Continue reading “Build Strengths”

Turn the page, I can’t drive 55

Saturday is the best day of the week. I am taking a break from cooking for a party tonight. I have a few minutes while the homemade bread raises so here I am at the keyboard. I am always reflective when I am cooking for a party. I keep menus from my past parties paintingContinue reading “Turn the page, I can’t drive 55”

Loafer meet sneaker

I was up late the other night writing a federal grant that would bring health care into my non-profit agency. When I write for grant funding it always turns out that I start in the evening and keep going until the early morning hours of the next day. That is how we roll, during theContinue reading “Loafer meet sneaker”

Two truths and a lie, I dare you

This is a challenge to temenos circle blog readers. If you are someone who knows me you have some advantage. If you don’t know me and are new my blog you are able to take part in this dare from reading my blog posts. The challenge is to figure out which of the three things iContinue reading “Two truths and a lie, I dare you”

Mindful Monday—Work to live, not live your work.

Monday’s can feel like they are a week-long sometimes. I was reflecting with a friend tonight about how Monday’s are so difficult to live through. One challenge of Monday is that the weekend’s a tease of the good life. Staying up late Friday, sleeping in Saturday, making pancakes for breakfast are the best way to kickContinue reading “Mindful Monday—Work to live, not live your work.”

Out of the shadow-Mindful Monday

Today is a very important holiday, maybe one of the most important one of the year for many. January has ended while the year is off to the big race. Hard to believe that the first of twelve months has ended. As we know the holiday I am speaking of is Ground Hogs Day! TheContinue reading “Out of the shadow-Mindful Monday”

Liar, liar

The things you experience at a restaurant bar are always amazing. I have been blogging of my experiences when traveling alone and my practice of eating at the bar. I should call stories like these (check this story out)  “The Restaurant Bar Chronicles.” You never know it might be the next category on my blog.Continue reading “Liar, liar”

Mindful Monday meets Twenty-Five Seven.

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Twenty-Five Seven.” There is no question that when the year gets rocking, school, work, family, events, fundraising the challenges are endless. All the self-help books discuss time management and how to better prioritize tasks that need to be accomplished. BOO HA! Did you ever want to shout: “WillContinue reading “Mindful Monday meets Twenty-Five Seven.”

PJ Day…Write here, right now!

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Write Here, Write Now.” It is the weeks long-awaited Saturday Morning. Hoorah! The week has ended and we finally have time to do whatever we want. The possibilities are endless. Will this be a chore day? How about focusing on eliminating the pile of laundry? Will the dayContinue reading “PJ Day…Write here, right now!”