As I was waking S up from his beach-induced nap, an overwhelming feeling of in-between-ness came over me. Tears welled up in my eyes as I smelled the ocean air in his hair, and looking at how his little boy hands clutched his beloved blankie as tight as possible. Unbelievably, I ordered him a jogging… Continue reading Somewhere in between
Last night, I went to dinner with a colleague of mine at a hole in the wall Mexican place. It was the kind of food that hits the craving perfectly… especially the margarita (even though I’m ‘technically’ not drinking right now). So we’re sitting there enjoying our food and this family of four walks in.… Continue reading How you know you’re ready to come home
I hate the feeling of being watched…maybe it’s the introvert in me. Here’s a quick travel tip to maintain some privacy on the road. I always have a small pack of post its with me when I travel. Yes, it’s because I have an infatuation with office supplies, but I also use one to cover… Continue reading Travel Tip: Privacy!
I put my cape back on and got on the road for work this week, this time to California. I say I have a cape because it helps me make the transition from wife and mom to ass kicking corporate professional. Leaving is never easy…well, I take that back. It is when your toddler doesn’t… Continue reading Dispatch from the road: California, January 31, 2017
My neighbor of 16 years passed away last week while I was away on my business trip. She was 94 and had lived on her own up until three months ago when her health started to decline, and was moved to a facility where she could be cared for. Fiercely independent, she insisted on doing… Continue reading I Could Have Done More
I’m back on the road for work this week, this time to Virginia. Since I work from home, it’s nice to have a change of routine and with work trips. Plus I’m on my same time zone and I have a direct flight! Double bonus! I thought it would be fun do do a ‘three… Continue reading Three Things I Can’t Live Without When I Travel
It’s literally heaven. I’m sitting out back, my favorite things spread out on the big wooden table and I’m primed for some peaceful reflection and planning time. A gentle breeze is blowing and I’m not sweating which, if you know anything about living in Florida, is just a fact of life. Everyone is outside busying… Continue reading Sunday: Planning for Awesome