Why We Need Halloween

For a holiday with such vague roots, Halloween has become a huge tradition.  It brings us together and erases our differences.  Yet most folks don’t know or care what it celebrates!  No matter. It’s still an important holiday for us.  We get to feel anticipation and...

The Power of New Experiences

NOTE FROM LINDA September hiking in the mountains.  That’s my idea of a perfect vacation.  So, when my dear friend Pat and I began planning a joint vacation to Italy back in January, that was my criteria. Of course, we were planning for our husbands too, so as our...

Just Do It

When people learn that I do “crossfit-like” workouts outdoors at 6:30am, they often tell me they “could never do that!”  I used to believe that.  And when I went to a reception recently and refused the desserts, a woman standing near me said, “You have such...

Embrace Change!

Lately I’ve been talking with professionals and fellow business owners, and a consistent theme I hear is one of massive change. In fact, I haven’t talked with anyone who says they’re succeeding with tools they used even last year! Shifts in our economic and political...

March Madness

How unpredictable is something that happens every year? March is a transition month weather-wise. So sometimes it’s wintery and sometimes it’s springy. That’s the beauty of nature; it operates according to predictable cycles. Don’t get me wrong; I love the feeling of...