Your Best Foot Forward – Obvious and Invisible

Some marathons are easy to identify. You put on well-worn running shoes, sunblock, a ponytail holder, and run 26.2 miles. There were thousands of miles of prep before that race. Those miles can come with lots of blisters, bleeding toes, barking dogs, bad weather, Power Bars, endorphin highs, skinned knees, hydration breaks, sunburned noses, and great conversations if…

Loving Losers and Lessons Earned

There are many gifts my father, who died eight years ago, gave his five children. Those include in random order: hunger for knowledge, trustworthiness, eternal love for our Mom, and a goofy penchant for eating popcorn while watching slapstick comedy. These will remain as lovely personal gifts no one can ever take away and proof…

Punching Your Ticket. Are you seizing opportunities?

I laughed when I googled the meaning of punching your ticket. It came as a surprise. In slang, it means, you’re a stiff. Dead. Passed on. Entered the Pearly Gates. With my definition, nothing could be further from the truth. Punching your ticket, to me, is filled with life giving, purpose-fulfilling possibilities. I have been…
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