Just 11 more steps Dec 17, 2018

As I write this, there are two men striving to become the first person to complete a solo, unsupported and unaided trek across Antarctica. Each one is out there alone in the snowy wilderness,...

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I can’t believe I waited 40 minutes! Dec 03, 2018

I can’t believe I had to wait 40 minutes!

I can’t believe I only waited 40 minutes! Whee!

Two similar sentences, two very different feelings behind them. And today I could have easily...

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I don’t know why they bothered Nov 20, 2018

Naysayers. We’ve all got ’em in one form or another:

It’s that one friend who changes the subject every time you talk about a recent success.

It’s a relative who feels free...

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A little lovingkindness for you 💜 Oct 05, 2018
 I don’t know about you, but a quick glance at the news is usually enough to send me into an angry tizzy. We’re living in contentious times, my friends. No matter what...
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Uncomfortable in Portugal Sep 14, 2018

Do you speak Portuguese? Neither do I.

This was abundantly clear as soon as we arrived in Lisbon last month. We traveled there from Spain, where everyone we met assured us that Portuguese is just...

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What can I get away with? Aug 31, 2018

I’ve written before about my deep love of You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero. There’s a mantra in there that took me a while to cozy up to, but once I did, it was a...

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