Category Archives: soul-searching

The Power of Travel

I’ve circled the globe this year. Two weeks in India, a week in Israel, a week at the beach, a week in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. I’ve been back to San Diego (five times in three years), and I’ve jaunted to Sedona, … Continue reading »

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Dress for Success

Today my son, Asher, a 7th-grader, wore black pinstriped dress pants, shiny black dress shoes, a royal blue button-down and a sharp green tie to school. No particular reason. At the end of the day, when I picked him up … Continue reading »

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A Few Days in San Diego

Sometimes you have to go away to come home. That leaving, that immersion in a culture and a climate different than your own, facilitates perspective. In our daily lives, we get tunnel vision. We don’t see the beauty all around … Continue reading »

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Is Karma Real?

With daily evidence of bad behavior and bad faith negotiations, I have to wonder: is the concept of Karma real? For those who don’t know what it is, it’s an ancient Eastern concept that what goes around, comes around. It’s … Continue reading »

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Every Day a New Beginning

It was dark in the house, the even breaths of sleep rhythmic in their quiet harmony between all the bedrooms. I awoke before the dawn, eager to start a new week, a new day, back at home, holiday past, into … Continue reading »

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Thanksgiving 2014

“Family.” People coming together who you don’t normally see. Turkey. Cranberry jelly that no one likes. Football. The children were asked to think about what this upcoming holiday really means. We sat with pens and pencils poised above lined paper and looked at snippets … Continue reading »

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The Moon, Hidden from View

Yesterday, the snow came down in quiet falling, blanketing the world in white. The moon, hidden from view, pulled the marionette streams of bad behavior, and people opened their mouths to reveal ugly. Ever had a day like that? People saying … Continue reading »

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The Power of PR Connections

Over tea and cider, we got to know one another, lobbing ideas, brainstorms, and support for our respective solo PR careers. My day began today with three of us sitting down at centrally-located Bean & Leaf to put living, breathing, … Continue reading »

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Good Morning, Saturday

Good Morning, World. Welcome to a new day. The last late sunrise of the fall, as we turn back clocks tonight and gain a precious hour. Think about that – the gift of time. Once a year we receive, once … Continue reading »

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The Days are Getting Packed Again

I swore I wouldn’t let this happen. I vowed that once I returned from my travels, I would make sure my days didn’t get too full, so I could focus on the work and spread out the meetings. But alas, … Continue reading »

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