Off the rails..

Wow. I love my new ‘Lion Planner’and one of the reasons why became clear to me this morning as I planned out my day, and more importantly, took a minute to scan my goals for the week that I had written down this past Sunday. What I discovered was this: While I’m getting a lot…

STEP ONE

Every Christmas I’d ask for the same gift: a new, Lilly Pulitzer day planner..and every year I’d use it less and less and use the calendar on my i-phone more and more until I finally stopped using my planner all together. But here’s the thing..  In my heart and soul, I’m still a planner type…

Looks like I missed it..

NASA launched the Starliner capsule this morning and I didn’t get to see it. I stood at the end of my driveway staring into the skies searching for that bright light arching into space.. but nuthin’. I don’t know why it even matters to me, but I have always loved this stuff. Watching lift-offs, seeing…

Reinvent or go the way of the dodo.

Malls…What a dilemma they’re in.  Like libraries,  their raison d’etre has been evaporating ever since Al Gore invented the internet.. 😏 Last night, my husband and I went to dinner at one of the area’s outdoor malls. We knew there would be pretty lights and saw advertisements that “snow falls” at 6, 7 and 8pm….

Effective communication.

There I was, legs awkwardly squished under a tiny wooden table, listening to the teacher discuss what was great, and not so great, about my grade-school son’s progress. At one point she turned directly to him to discuss his lousy penmanship and said “I know you have a lot of important stuff to share, but…