Category Archives: It’s all about You

One Cherished Gift

I want to say thank you to everyone who has shared a “Thanks, Gifts, and Giving” story with me. I hope to run them next Monday. Consider this your tissue warning. To kick off the story sharing, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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On Thanks, Gifts, and Giving

I read an article in the Chicago Tribune this past Sunday that literally moved me to tears. Full disclosure, that’s not actually saying much, I’m kind of a crybaby. BUT STILL. The article, titled “The Gifts that Stay with us … Continue reading

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Fun Facts about the Fall Back

Having adjusted our clocks and lifestyles by an hour this past weekend, I thought it might be interesting to share a few fun facts about Daylight Saving Time (DST). Fun Fact #1 We are currently on Standard Time NOT Daylight … Continue reading

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A Body in Motion…

Newton’s third law of motion states, “A body in motion tends to stay in motion unless acted on by an outside force.” But also– A body not in motion tends to stay there, too. Lethargy begets hebetude begets apathy begets slothfulness. Talk … Continue reading

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Permission to Cry

About ten years ago, I had an idea for a project that I hoped to gift to several of my friends who were dealing with deep and personal emotional trauma. Using the package design skills I’d picked up at NIU, … Continue reading

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In honor of Mother’s Day

As a day-lated tribute to Mother’s Day, I wanted to share this poem I wrote two decades ago. I’ve been inspired to update it–Every Grandmother’s Poem–and hope to post the new version soon. I hope you enjoy. Every Mom’s Poem … Continue reading

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Warrior Pride

1984 was a great book. A decent movie. A groundbreaking commercial. It was an Olympic year, back when they were held every four years. And also an election year. But, by far, the reason it was the BEST year was … Continue reading

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