Archive for August 2017

How I Built This Podcast is a must listen to

How I Built This Podcast is a must listen to
Recently I had a five hour drive to pick up and drive home my daughter from a fun Indiana weekend with her grandparents.  The entire drive there and back I listened to the How I Built This with Guy Raz podcast on NPR. This easy to listen to podcast is about entrepreneurs and how they... Read more »

What to do in Seattle

What to do in Seattle
My husband treated me to a wonderful birthday weekend in Seattle.  It took 40 years to make it to this gray, yet comfortable northwest city and am happy to share the, mostly touristy, fun things we did. For our short visit I was pleasantly surprised by the vibe, food, beauty and transportation of Seattle. The Space... Read more »

What you need to know about the solar eclipse

What you need to know about the solar eclipse
A solar eclipse is planned for Monday, August 21, 2017. The total eclipse is visible in a 65-mile-wide path from Oregon to South Carolina.  A partial eclipse is visible in North American and parts of South America. This celestial event will happen when the moon completely covers the sun and the sun’s atmosphere called, the... Read more »
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40 pieces of advice on turning 40

40 pieces of advice on turning 40
I’m on the cusp of turning 40 and instead of sharing what I’ve learned in the last forty years, I figured I would ask older and wiser friends, family and my writer and mom communities for their advice on this milestone birthday. “40 was the beginning of the new me. Wait- it was actually the... Read more »

An interview with my nine-year-old on her birthday

An interview with my nine-year-old on her birthday
My little girl turns nine today!  This year she embraced a new house, neighborhood, school and friends and has impressed me with her resilience, kindness and knowledge.  I’m proud of the strong girl she is growing into and my heart swells when I watch her dance and create art, songs, stories and games. She is... Read more »

A Chill way to break up your day

A Chill way to break up your day
My sweet friend Nina and I treated ourselves to a rare girls day into the city yesterday to visit Chill Chicago. Nina wrote all about our lovely experience that you can read here or press play below and listen to our short recap of the special day. I believe that meditation will make you more productive,... Read more »
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