Can We Agree to Disagree?

The Power of Perception I love Quora. In fact, I am grateful that there is a site where anyone can ask about anything and the people of the “Net” are gracious enough to answer. I’ve shared things. I’ve learned things. Today, someone asked a question that hit a nerve. The question was “Why do people […]

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Holiday Spirit 3.0

Confessions of a Closet Introvert… Guest Blogger: Jodi Guilbault “This seasonal feeling that rips through us all like a current is undeniable, powerful and seems to make an appearance in the just the nick (pun intended) of time every year.” Maybe it’s in the eggnog…or hot buttered rum or more likely…our low fat peppermint soy […]

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Talk To Your Future

My mother used to say, “Oh, I’m just talking to myself. Not to worry unless I start to get answers!” Then she would giggle as if it was our inside joke. That was then. I regularly talk to myself—typically not aloud. Those voices in my head, the one’s I’ve named the committee, often like to […]

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Gratitude Is More Than Giving Thanks!

Gratitude. It’s a concept — or a word, simply put — talked about a lot during this particular holiday. I received a great email newsletter from Greatist ( about being grateful. It talks about research that shows being thankful year-round is good for the mind and body. Here,  take a look: Get Grateful Tomorrow is […]

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You Can’t Drive A House? Take A Look…

As I’ve said, wisdom comes in many forms. We got an great look into the all male world of advice in a recent episode of Blue Bloods, the Tom Selleck series…in full disclosure, I watched every Magnum P.I. episode and most of his other works so I may be biased–plus one of my beloved cousins, […]

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I Post…Therefore I Am (Going Crazy)

Guest Blogger: Jodi Guilbault I tweet, I retweet, I post, I tag, I like, I dislike, I poke, I comment, I message, I chat, I blog, I hashtag, I friend, I unfriend, I connect, I link in, I create lists, I join groups.  All before my first sip of water in the morning.  I literally […]

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Overheard by Accident; Philosophy by Design

Count this as a rant. I was sitting at breakfast one Saturday morning recently. In the booth behind me were a young woman and an older gent. I just assumed they were father and daughter, but I’m traditional that way. Or so I thought. As I was reading the paper and waiting for my usual […]

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