After a 10-day work trip to Arizona (I still have to write about that), I flew to Upstate New York to see my family. It was my first real vacation in nearly 10 years - by real, I mean it lasted more than three days. A week, actually. And while I had a few things to wrap up while sitting at my … [Read more...] about Feeling Carefree!
I'm still in Arizona. Yesterday it hit 114 degrees. Even with only 22% humidity, it was unbearable! I was able to hop outside for a few moments to be taken in by this beautiful sunset. The unique cloud pattern was mesmerizing. And in less than a minute, that perfect sight was gone. I shot … [Read more...] about Don’t Miss those Short-Lived Big Moments
As I write this, I just received word that a local musician - a friend, a father, a family man by every sense of the word - has lost his battle with melanoma. I was fortunate to be able to volunteer for a fundraising event last year, hosted at BackStreets Sports Bar in beautiful Cape Coral, Florida. … [Read more...] about He’s Gone. May His Message Be Heard by All.
Ever sit down at the desk with the intent to spend 10 minutes updating something, only to find yourself still working some two hours later? Yeah, me too. The more we work without breaks, the less we actually get done. That's science... frequent breaks make us more focused and productive. I used … [Read more...] about Want to Be More Productive? Take More Breaks…
Confession: I follow Chris Brogan. I listen to what he has to say, and often interact with his followers. Last year, though, Chris got on a health kick, and I started getting, well, bored... You see, Chris is a great business coach, and he speaks at many key events. He's got the experience the big … [Read more...] about How Chris Brogan and the Fitbit Have Increased My Productivity
Whenever I think I'm not ready to do something - anything - I think about my husband. He's totally blind, and continues to amazing me every day. That's because Joe is not afraid to try new things, albeit sometimes crazy things. This week, while perusing old YouTube videos we'd uploaded, I found the … [Read more...] about Think You Can’t? Grab the Sword and Fight
Every year on Oscar night an actor who came from nothing takes the stage to accept his award. He's the guy who tries to inspire the audience, explaining how he grew up in the hood, or without a father. You feel for the guy. Even if you think he possesses little talent, you have to give him kudos for … [Read more...] about Without Limits…
If the headline of this post scares you, it should. Last summer I received notice that my Sunpass (electronic toll-paying device) failed to record a transaction. The notice demanded I send $5.00 to my county toll enforcement office. I did as instructed and moved on. In January I was stopped in a … [Read more...] about Keeping Myself Out of Jail