The Power of a Half Hour!

(Originally posted in 2018) Do you sometimes crawl into bed at night wondering where the day went? Are you gripped with the feeling that you “got nothing done” or that you had no “time to yourself?” What I have come to realize is that often we are simply not “time-aware.” Enter the “power 1/2 hour” Here’s…

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…

Passion vs. Obsession

“Are you obsessed?” This was the question I asked myself many years ago as I realized I was having a tough time disconnecting from TV and radio news. The answer, by the way, was yes. In hindsight, I can tell you exactly when I crossed the bridge from a healthy interest to an unhealthy, somewhat…

Spending Time

It’s not “doing” time (unless you’re in jail) It’s not “going through time” (unless you’re in a time machine) Nope, it’s spending time.. Isn’t that an interesting way to describe how we choose to live out our days? Spending clearly implies it’s an investment using a finite resource..in this case, the precious hours we are…

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…