After The Election – Moving Forward

November 15th, 2016

This year’s election has been one of the biggest and surprising elections of our time.   Millions of people are tuning in to see what will happen next. It seems that no matter where you went the 2016 presidential election was a topic of conversation. Throughout this rollercoaster ride, many of us have felt scared, anxious, shocked, and overwhelmed. So, now that November 8th has come…

A Seasons of a Woman’s Life

October 26th, 2016

We women are called upon to wear many “hats” during the many seasons of our lives. If there is one thing we can absolutely count on in life, it is that nothing is a constant.   In this roller coaster ride of life we do not know what unexpected challenges are around the next curve. Surviving and living well depends on our ability to adapt, change…

The Power Of Story

October 25th, 2016

The Power of  Story My dad is one of the best storytellers I know. It doesn’t hurt that he has had an interesting life, growing up in Indonesia, the son of a couple who relocated from the Netherlands (another wonderful story), and subsequently marrying an American who convinced him to emigrate to the U.S. in the early 1960’s. At the family gathering for my mother’s funeral in 1992, he…