A Generation in Transition

One year and eight months ago, my corporate job as an executive in the insurance industry ended. I found myself with a nice paycheck for a year which meant a sense of freedom that I had never felt since I was a child. I didn’t have to get up to an alarm clock anymore. I… Read More

Multi-generational Moving Part I

On October 23rd, my son and his bride purchased a beautiful (and extremely large) new home that created a chain of events that will change our family dynamics forever. My husband and I, along with my ninety-two year old mother, have all moved into this home over the past few weeks. Our kids bought this… Read More

Contributing to Your Health

<a href=”http://www.audioacrobat.com/email/EB0LYWV4s” target=”_blank”>Click here to listen…</a> I am of the firm belief that we are born to contribute… our time… our talents… our treasures.  When someone contributes,  it seems that we can improve our health both mentally and physically. As I am in the throes of putting together our Second Annual FUNdraiser for a local Minnesota charity… Read More

Is Your Life Calm… or Chaotic?

In today’s world,  it seems like many of us are trying to find time to have a minute or two of reprieve from the demands we have chosen in our lives.  Yes… I said CHOSEN.  How many of us have chosen careers where we are spending 50, 60, 70 or even 80 hours a week because… Read More

Recipe for Life…

  I met up with an old friend/boss of mine last week and as we talked about what I have been up to in my life,  he said “it’s not about balance… it is about blending”.  Not balance but blending… hmm…, I think he has something there… Recipes are made up of blending ingredients together,… Read More

Re-shining my Sparkling Spirit…

As I was leaving work late Friday evening, I walked past a cubicle that had a calendar with the saying on it “Never Let Anyone Dull Your Sparkle” and I literally stopped to take a picture because the words packed a punch that hit me square upside my head.  After a long and trying day at… Read More