The Little Red Hen & I

Angry Woman

I was raised by a little red hen and have spent most of my life being a little red hen. For those of you who don’t know that story – the little red hen was a hen who did everything for herself. I didn’t learn how to help in the kitchen, so I didn’t know how to allow others to … [Read more...]

Rest Where You Are…

Rest Where You Are

I recently attend a presentation by a Frank Ostaseski;  a respected expert in the field of death and dying and founder of The Metta Institute.  The powerful presentation offered much to ruminate on, but one phrase resonated with particular meaning for me.  "Rest where you … [Read more...]

The Darkness Before The Dawn


“This world is your best teacher. There is a lesson in everything. There is a lesson in each experience. Learn it and become wise. Every failure is a stepping stone to success. Every difficulty or disappointment is a trial of your faith. Every unpleasant incident or temptation is … [Read more...]

Husbands Aren’t Houses

  You know how it goes, when you’re in the market for a new home. There are all sorts of decisions to made around budget, needs and wants. If we have a small budget, we need to make lots of compromises and will often choose a ‘fixer-upper’, with the idea that we can … [Read more...]

Moms: you are the crux


At 46, I’m certainly not one of the greatest rock climbers around, but it’s a obsession I truly love that has changed me on many levels. Just like any sport that attracts die-hard followers, it has its own lingo and insider terminology. “Beta” are the tips and inside scoop to … [Read more...]