Monthly Archives: October 2013

{The 99} Mental Health and Haunted Houses…

What Is The 99?  The sign stared at me during a late-night drive home from Interstate 35. With all the Halloween events cropping up, I imagined it was another blood and gore extravaganza. A white tent showcased the same catch phrase, just a mile up the road. On Celebration Church’s property in Lakeville, I knew instantaneously,…

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{Uh Oh} LinkedIn Is Getting A Bit Spammy…

LinkedIn is an amazing tool to source new relationships and take online networking, offline. However, I’ve noticed the spam is getting a bit overwhelming. Just this week alone, I deleted over 18 messages asking me if I needed a new financial planner, printer and someone even tried to sell me an MLM product. While I…

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{32} A quote in reflection to a much-anticipated birthday.

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.”  - Albert Schweitzer   To all of you who have touched my life this past year, I’m immensely grateful. Thank you for…

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{On Becoming}

Every Monday, GMG features a vintage post from the archives of my old blog. This one is from 2008, when I was getting ready to bloom. Enjoy. {2008.) …And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom…-Anais Nin What does it mean-…

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{This Girl Is On Fire} Let Her Burn…

“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.” ― Jack…

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{Assurances Mean Nothing} But here are my arms…

Editor’s Note: Upon unearthing my first blog, I realized there are over 15 years of posts somewhere, out in the internet. Each Monday evening, I’m going to feature a favorite, all cleaned up and re-purposed. Some are incredibly-personal, while others may be rants or musings about the simplicity of finding love, a job or both…

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{Finally} MNsure gives everyone the same opportunity…

I was on Kare11 tonight, discussing MNsure. You can see the clip, here. By now, you’ve heard that MNsure, Minnesota’s Health Insurance Exchange is now open.  While the launch of MNsure wasn’t without a delay and a few website glitches, the reception seems to be mostly positive. According to Minnesota Public Radio, the $100 million…

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