Writing

The 9th Annual Creme de la Creme list is open for submissions. Three years ago, when I started looking through my posts to pick one to submit for the 2011 Creme, I struggled to decide which to choose as my favorite. I was very motivated and inspired to write that year, so I felt that I had […]

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I am frustrated. I was hoping to get to a certain place, a level in my coaching business this week, and it’s not going to happen (or at least it is highly unlikely at this point). It isn’t for lack of effort, drive, creativity, and support from those around me. It’s a learning curve. There […]

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Greetings and welcome to this stop on the Apart at the Seams Book Tour! This is my seventh time participating in a book tour. My previous experiences were with Eat, Pray, Love, Life from Scratch, A Gift of Time, The Sound of Hope, The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption, and Measure of Love. For those of you not familiar with […]

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“Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same.” ~ All at Once by The Fray I am not going to BlogHer’s annual conference this year. That wasn’t the plan. I’d bought my early bird full conference ticket, reserved a hotel room at the Fairmont, booked my airfare and coordinated with blogging friends, who […]

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I took this picture, at sunrise on Hilton Head Island, the morning after she died, before I knew she died. ~~~~~~~~~~ I woke up this morning groggy and immediately remembered the voicemail we received upon returning home from our wonderful vacation last night. It was from an old and dear friend’s best friend and I […]

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Two days from now my good friend Audra and I will be sitting in the audience, with friends, at the third annual Listen to Your Mother – Chicago show. It will be bittersweet for both of us, as we have both auditioned for the show in the past and were not chosen to be a part […]

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