Over or Under

I just had a conversation about someone feeling underpaid at $170,000.  A few years ago, I snapped at a friend who quipped "no one can live off of $120K."  Let's just be honest and admit that's bullshit. So this male friend and I agreed that if we don't take advantage of the current economic climate... Continue Reading →

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A Fine Line

I'm mad at you! I'm mad at me!  I'm mad that I too find myself self-censoring.  I'm sure you've noticed, like me, that lots of people just don't tell the truth anymore, and I'm not only talking about trump.  It's become more important to be agreeable than to be honest. Professionally, co-workers seem to acquiesce in... Continue Reading →

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Only a week ago, I took a scouting trip to North Carolina and while there were intersections with new cultures, new foods, new neighborhoods...the one I'm reflecting on happened during the plane ride back. Having been in the South, in the "country" (according to me), I was like, "hell yeah, California!" when I saw a... Continue Reading →

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Little Fish in a Big Ponder

“Do what you love, the money will follow.” Does it follow, then, that if you don’t do what you love, you may become a cog in the machine, you may have regrets and wishes unfulfilled? You may be unhappy or possibly feel stuck? A person who loves plants can be a gardener, but that won’t get... Continue Reading →

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One Step

We all encounter homeless ‘types’. I remember my Great Aunt Frankie as one of only two homeless people in my hometown of Ashland, Ky., while growing up. (The other was her long-time boyfriend.) We would roll the window down and talk to her or wave when passing by; my dad would give her rides and... Continue Reading →

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Success is Personal

Lately, I have been wondering how people can judge others as ‘successful’ or not, without knowing what each person’s idea of success is.  Are we evaluating them on our own priorities?  Why have we, without question, accepted a generic idea of success?  Who decided that each and every one of us must strive for the same... Continue Reading →

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