Monthly Archives: March 2012

{Steam} A moment of loss…

We went on many vacations when I was younger, but the ones I remember most are the weekend-before Christmases at my grandparents. Their house, (with its gigantic 6-foot tall crucifix and white countertops) always provided a feast of food and a basement where all 10+ grandkids would play, “pretend.” As the Holidays passed, the pretend…

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{Real} When being right doesn’t serve me…

Why are we so willing to trade our integrity and originality for an easy copy of someone else? Just recently, the internet was a flutter with tales of bloggers calling out other bloggers and their publishers over plagiarism. In a recent ShePosts article, the plagiarist was named front and center. Two women’s lives will never be the…

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{Sabbatical} One month of reflection

Over the past month, I took a non-planned sabbatical to focus on everything else, except the blog. It wasn’t that I was burned out or that I needed time to find purpose writing again, it was the opposite. I finished a book, took on a full-time client and started several projects in the interim. I…

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