Motherhood

A few weeks ago, my daughter had a friend over for dinner, and we were talking about what they wanted to be when they grew up. My daughter’s friend asked me what I had...

5.9, 5.9, 5.8, 6.0

The job search isn’t exactly going at a blazing pace. I’ve been distracted by too many fun things like attending home and garden shows, traveling to Florida, and spending way too much time on this blog....

Characters

I escaped the frozen tundra that is New England for a few days and ran into a few characters. First, me. I continued to work on my photography skills, … … and rediscovered my favorite...

Hearts or Spades?

I visited the Boston Flower & Garden Show today. I managed to avoid filling out any prize entry forms. I have won enough free vacations to last a life time from the last event I...

Gas Pedals

Since I’ve become addicted to TED, I’ll be starting more conversations with “I saw this TED talk…”I saw this TED talk that made me think about how the presenter’s advice related to my own career. The...

Arts & Crafts

I’ve added all kinds of little projects to my to do list since I’ve been home. One of those projects was to do something with the coffee table. The top of it was driving me crazy. (So...

Light, Composition, Subject

In an effort to learn something new, I downloaded National Geographic’s Fundamentals of Photography course.  In the first lecture, the photographer emphasizes that light, composition, and subject are important elements of iconic photos. Here’s...

A Teaching Moment

I often start conversations with my kids with “I read this article”.  That usually elicits a groan from them, so I’ll take my conversation starter here. I read this article entitled What Would it Teach...