Other Plans

There are those among you that are gearing up to send your newly graduated seniors off to college.   Lots of preparation, lists, and feelings go along with the transition.   While I always knew Bailey would not go to a traditional college, I wasn’t prepared for the sting of reality.   As I sent… Continue reading Other Plans


Often, I have never known what direction my life is taking me.    When I went away to college, I opted for a major in nursing only to find out I disliked sick people and flunking anatomy and physiology didn’t make a great candidate for the field.  Then I went into advertising.  I was fascinated… Continue reading Undercover

Costume Ball

I often compare life to a costume ball.  Everyone is masked.  They camouflage what is inside by exaggerating their outer being.   For years, I participated in this costume ball.    Saying the right things, doing whatever I could to fit in, and selling myself short.  The reality is those relationships weren’t authentic and neither… Continue reading Costume Ball