Are you a good leader?

Now before you say you aren’t in a leadership position..think again. I’m betting there are people (family, friends, co-workers) in your life who look to you for guidance and reassurance. I recently listened to an excellent series of messages by Andy Stanley on providing leadership through difficult times. (These are difficult times.) The most important…

Roots ‘n Fruits

Last week (or the week before) I wrote a post about mind maps. I was intrigued by the concept, but as I attempted to make my own map for my 2021 planner, I kept feeling like I needed to change the lay-out from this: To something more like this: You see the more I jotted…

My 2021 Planner- week one!

It works every time I try it, so I’m not sure why in the past my commitment level has waxed and waned. When I use a planner I am laser focused, goal oriented, efficient, productive AND I always know what we are eating for dinner.. No mad, last minute archeological dig trying to unearth the…

A successful country needs believers.

(Originally posted Feb 9, 2018) I believe that the little green papers tucked inside my wallet have value and can be exchanged for goods and services.. but if enough other people aren’t believers- we’ll have a problem. I believe that when a cop turns on his lights, he has the right to pull me over….

The Golden Hour

The ‘golden hour’ is a term used for the all-important 60 minutes after a traumatic injury when aggressive, medical intervention has the greatest potential to save a human life. What I didn’t know was that the golden hour also refers to the hour after sunrise and the hour before sunset when photographers get their best…

Trend vs. Taste

I never did love the look of white tile with dark grout, so when a recent article about design trends for 2021 described the look as “institutional” I was already in full agreement. But then the article went on to basically “trash” every interior decorating idea of the last few years. You know there’s gonna…