Thinking on 2015

Disconnecting from my regular routine right before the New Year has given me the time and space I needed to think about shifts I want to make to my daily life and my thinking throughout the next year. Depression and anxiety have become companions of mine, and it takes a lot of mental energy to […]

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30 Before 30

Mission: Complete all bolded items before I turn 30 Deadline: April 15, 2015 Chowder in a sourdough bread bowl and crab louie salad at Barbara’s Fish Trap in Half Moon Bay I thought about going to Boudin and eating on the pier, but it’s a bit of a tourist trap and I have Half Moon […]

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30 Before 30, Brainstorming

I’ve seen a lot of 30 Before 30 lists that have very grand and exciting goals – but I learned my lesson with my 101 in 1001 list and didn’t want my 30 Before 30 to become a source of stress or anxiety as my 30th fete approaches. I want it to be filled with […]

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My College Graduation

I resisted going back to school for a long time. I didn’t have a life plan that included utilizing a degree, and I really disliked the online course experience. Over time my life plans changed, and finishing my degree became much more appealing. As TH started his second year of his MBA program and we […]

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Really Listening to Others

Listening Is The Better Part of Speaking – Sarah Kay Sarah Kay’s Ted talk titled “If I Should Have A Daughter” was worth the 30 minutes it took for our dinosaur-age-speed internet in Chicago to load it. I also enjoyed the discussion she had with On Being’s Krista Tippet, particularly her thoughts on choosing our […]

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