Death & Dying with Grace(e)

The week before Christmas, our younger dog, Gracee (the white and brown one above), had an upset stomach a couple of times. For those of you who are dog owners, it is not unusual for a dog to get an upset stomach once in awhile, so we did not think too much of it. Then… Read More

The Sense of a Goose

As I was clearing out some papers from my corporate office a few weeks ago, I came across a copy of a story titled The Sense of a Goose. I am not sure who the original author was, but I did find a few different renditions when I googled “Goose Formations”. Living in an area in Minnesota… Read More

Not Knowing What to Say Speaks Volumes…

For Audio Version: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/wlD0tmxs As many of you know, I am in the process of writing my first book… a book about grieving the death of a child. As a child born into a grieving family, this is a very personal story yet a story that is shared by many… Last evening, a dear friend of… Read More

Lessons learned from the Book of Harold

Twenty-Five years ago a great man died… He may not have been written about in history books…, he may not have been a Pulitzer  Prize winner…, nor was he the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize… but on February 24, 1990, the world lost a great man…  that man was my Dad. The Book of… Read More

Creating a Catharsis…

Catharsis:  purification or purgation that brings about spiritual renewal or release from tension ~ Merriam-Webster.com I was invited to spend some time with a small group of women at “the lake” last weekend.  One woman is a friend I have known since the beginning of Catholic grade-school but had only re-acquainted with in the past… Read More

“If it’s going to be, it’s up to me…”

I am so pleased to share a guest post by an incredible (and I mean INCREDIBLE) person.  I met Reed when I was asked by a prior COO of mine if I would have a networking meeting with Reed.  From the minute he started sharing his story,  I was amazed… amazed that I was sitting across from… Read More