Thank You for Your Passion, Greta Thunberg

I’ve got Greta on my mind. I haven’t been able to think of anything else since I watched Greta Thunberg’s passionate speech about global warming at the United Nations this week. I’m inspired by her passion, her eloquence, her lack of BS and political correctness. In...

Will the Next Step Surpass the Last?

My feet were famous once. A reporter showed up to our Halloween Ball and took some action shots for a pending story. I gave my permission to be photographed as long as she didn’t include my feet, and joked about always having the biggest ones out there. So what do you...

Finding Your Passion Reduces Stress

Watching Olympic athletes do their stuff this month was a vivid reminder of how important passion is in our lives. (ice dancing my favorite, of course.) Seeing such excitement reignited my determination to live more fully focused on what I actually LIKE instead of...

Dancing Stress Away

I can’t help it, I just have to talk about my own passion once in a while: dancing. I feel it’s my duty to infected you with the bug to boogie. Anything remotely danceable hooks my feet into action. I’ve tried the alone kind —tap, jazz, and belly — but my heart is in...

Good Conversation Unleashes Possibilities

Maybe I’m just too boring. When faced with the question on forms, “What are your hobbies?”, I always feel that one word isn’t enough. Like the makers of that questionnaire expected me to have a life full of dynamic adventures. Then it hit me, I love conversation and...

Retrieve Your Child – 9/09

In helping to plan a Halloween dance this year, it became apparent to me how much our fun sides decline as we get older. I’m surprised by the number of people who have refused to come because they have to wear a costume. Isn’t that the funnest part? When did they...