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September 1, 2016

Is Resistance Futile?

Admittedly, I’m no Trekkie. I’ve never even watched one minute of a Star Trek movie or television episode. And yet the quote “Resistance is futile” came to my mind this week. If we are being attacked by some parasitic alien force that takes over our bodies and makes us their puppets, then this line is entirely true. Resistance is futile. (Yes, I had to actually search the quote to get the context. Apparently, this was […]
August 18, 2016

Why We Can Never Stop Dreaming

It was spring of 2008 and I was struggling. I felt suffocated by a job that I had long ago realized wasn’t meant to be my path. The harder I tried to figure out what path I ought to be on, the more frustrated, aggravated and desperate I became. I began actively seeking answers and often turned to books as sources of enlightenment. It was around this time I was first introduced to The Dream […]
August 1, 2016

Product Review – Best Shoes for Kiddos

Occasionally, because I’m a blogger, I get asked to write product reviews. I don’t always get excited about this for two reasons: 1. I have a pretty solid idea of what I like/don’t like and even though I’m always game to try something new, I don’t like the idea of being “on the hook” for my opinion about things and 2. I worry people will think I’m being paid to offer it, thereby diluting any […]
July 28, 2016

Why You Should Make Small Talk Everywhere You Go

The humidity hung in the air like a greenhouse. My volume-less hair was sticking to the nape of my neck. Waiting out the rain at a baseball game with over two thousand other baseball fans required that I continually hold my daughter and my back was starting to ache. I had just ran back up to the concourse for the third time in one inning because the fickle weather simply could not make up her […]