A Christmas Letter

  I started to write this post on the eve of the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and now we are just a day before the celebration of Christmas. A time of reflection and a time of renewal as we look forward to the beginning of a New Year. I have been contemplating writing… Read More

The Law of Attraction

Early this year, my yoga instructor put out a message that she was going to host a yoga retreat in Greece. I had never thought about travelling to Greece but for some reason, this trip spoke to me through my heart. I knew that I really wanted to go on this trip. I stayed positive… Read More

Let’s Go Crazy

The picture above is me reading the lyrics to “Let’s Go Crazy” as a tribute to Prince during  a fundraiser I was hosting on Thursday evening. It had been exactly one week prior, when I was setting up another fundraiser for my community, that I heard the news… Prince had died. As a Minnesotan, I was… Read More

When Your Plan Goes KERPLUNK!

“Let us rise up and be thankful, for it we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.”  ~ Buddha Have you ever… Read More

Side Effects of “Happy Drug”…

“You are the most energized I have ever seen…” That is what my husband told me a little over two years ago while I was planning my first fund-raising event.  My entrance into fund-raising arose from a comment I literally blurted out one day while overhearing Christopher Straub (local fashion designer and contestant on season… Read More

“Happy, Happy, Happy…”

“If you want to be happy, be.”          –Leo Tolstoy- I am just finishing a wonderful book by Sonja Lyubomirsky called The How of Happiness. I always find it amazing when I am reading or thinking about a certain subject,  I tend to get bombarded with examples in my day-to-day life that just… Read More