When I heard about the SpaceShipTwo accident, which happened to occur on this past Halloween, the first thing I did was go hug a test pilot.Read More
A friend asked me how I thought we made it through. When the first, unfiltered, honest answer came bubbling up to my lips, I almost didn’t want to say it, it sounded so far from the “expert” advice that fits that selfless theme: I started putting myself first.Read More
The other dogs in the family were barking when the doorbell rang. Layla was just looking, paws up on the top of the baby gate that was separating the living room and kitchen, clearly thinking, “What took you people so long to find me?”Read More
There’s only one good reason to take a pay cut, shell out tuition dollars, and spend your nights and weekends sitting at a computer: you want this knowledge, skill set, and experience because it will make you more able to have the impact you want to have on the world.Read More
2. Who’s in your bed is more important than where it is.
We spent four weeks on the road. That’s a lot of hotels, spanning a wide range of comfort and, of course, the whole country. Yes, of course, things like a comfy pillow and a nice duvet are wonderful; a view of something other than the highway out the window is nice too. But night after night I slept well and felt at home simply because of my two bed-mates. Having my husband by my side and our dog at my feet was enough to make anywhere home. Even (especially?) when they’re both snoring.Read More