Celebrating Life: Beauty and the Box

In the end, we only regret the chances we didn't take. In February, I challenged myself to look for the beauty that surrounds me every day. It isn't always easy to look for the beauty in a windstorm or multiple days without sunshine. This week I'm celebrating life with the amazing mountain view I managed…Read more Celebrating Life: Beauty and the Box

Working from Home: Weeks 49 and 50

Life is very fleeting. Seize the moments when they arise. February can be a hard time in the PNW. It's cold. It's dark. Many days we don't see the sun. It's also a hopeful time. The days are getting longer. Spring feels right around the corner. These past few weeks have been mostly cold with…Read more Working from Home: Weeks 49 and 50

That’s Right, Woodchuck-chuckers, It’s Groundhog Day!

Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. The other day I was contemplating why I enjoy Groundhog Day so much. Is it six more weeks of winter or six more weeks until spring? Or is it a made up reason to celebrate life when it's cold, dark and you miss the sun? Or maybe this…Read more That’s Right, Woodchuck-chuckers, It’s Groundhog Day!

The Books of 2020

Always look on the bright side of life. Otherwise it'll be too dark to read. ~ Unknown With the conclusion of 2020, means the end of my 2020 Book Challenge. I was very ambitious last year when I set my reading goal of 25 books. Based off of 2019, I thought it was doable. Nothing…Read more The Books of 2020

Working from Home: Week 46

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. ~ Plato Today's quote struck an accord with me this morning. When we talk with friends, family, coworkers or even people we live with, how much do we really know what's going on behind the scenes? As an introvert, I am aware of my…Read more Working from Home: Week 46

2021: The Year of Opportunities, Possibilities and Listening

Failure is the first page of the book of wisdom. Success the last. 2020 was going to be a year for the history books just based on it's date alone. None of us were alive during the year 1010, and I don't think many of us will see the calendar year 3030. Somehow my gut…Read more 2021: The Year of Opportunities, Possibilities and Listening