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13 Jul, 2019

Mount Rushmore Americana

2019-07-13T10:49:46-05:00July 13th, 2019|Categories: Spending Time|

Who goes to the Black Hills over the 4th of July with extended family to introduce the next generation to one of the most iconic areas of our wonderful [...]

15 Jun, 2019

In Defense of the Swerve

2019-06-15T09:39:21-05:00June 15th, 2019|Categories: All about Books|

I was a fan of Michelle Obama’s before I read her book “Becoming”. But, I was truly impressed with her memoir, and how accessible she became to me, [...]

8 Apr, 2019

What A Difference A Month Makes

2019-04-08T16:32:51-05:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Spending Time|

Call me a glutton for punishment. I’m a Minnesotan. Record snowfall in February. Major snowstorm in March. Too many difficult driving days to count. Commuting time up three-fold [...]

13 Mar, 2019

Elusive Balance

2019-03-13T16:34:22-05:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Career Talk|

"Ah balance—the elusive goal for women now and forever. I wonder, will it always be so?" Jess Lawson, my protagonist in A Better Next is giving voice to a question [...]

25 Feb, 2019

Listen Up!

2019-02-25T16:39:48-05:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: All about Books|

Another milestone on this book journey—I just finalized an agreement with my narrator/producer for my audio-book! And it was so fun! Writing a book is an interesting creative [...]

28 Jan, 2019

Gender-specific Networking?

2019-01-28T16:34:51-05:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Career Talk|

Returning from a short business trip to Arizona, my priorities were to turn the heat up (Phoenix 70 degrees St. Paul minus 3 degrees) go to the gym, [...]

18 Dec, 2018

Beware the Time Crunch

2018-12-18T16:24:39-05:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Relationships|

It happens every year. And, every year I vow I won’t let it happen the next year….the debate is  preventable after all. To send them, or not to [...]

12 Nov, 2018

A World Away

2018-11-12T16:23:10-05:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Spending Time|

I’m writing this post from my hotel room in Kyoto, Japan—self-quarantined for a day to try to get the upper hand on a poorly-timed cold. In a country [...]