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The World’s Greatest Army

The Roman army, the Ottoman army, the Mongol army*. All considered to be among the top six most powerful armies of all time. But today, that army is you and me, and everyone who is practicing social distancing, providing essential services, or is on the front lines in the war against COVID-19. And this isn’t […]

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What Will You Do First?

I know you’re all thinking about it, so I’m going to ask the question! Once the COVID-19 pandemic is over, if you could afford to do anything you wanted, what would you do first? For this girl…it’s booking a flight to go visit my grandsons. Followed by catching up on all the hugs with friends […]

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The Sound of Laughter

My husband and I are blessed to live in a neighborhood full of parks, walking trails, basketball and tennis courts and playgrounds. Which means on a typical day there are always people, especially children at play throughout our community. So when I was walking our dog this morning it struck me that the sound of […]

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Questions About the “New Normal” in a Post-Pandemic World

As we continue to live through the COVID-19 pandemic, I’ve been thinking about what has become the “norm” and what will be the new normal once this crisis has passed. AND IT WILL PASS! In that we have to believe! For me, I stared longingly at my favorite coffee shop the other day as I […]

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Be Part of The World’s Largest Thank You Note

As I often tell my clients, a tried and true strategy they can do to build and strengthen relationships is to say, “Thank you”. So during these challnging times, I would like to ask everyone to join me in doing just that. So here’s how it works. After you read this blog, please share it […]

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A Glimpse of the Positive During a Global Pandemic

Those of you who know me, know my sweet, handsome boy Smokey has been one of the great joys in my life for the past fourteen years. He looks the same today as he did when he was that scared little puppy we rescued from a shelter. Sadly, this sweet boy has terminal cancer. He’s […]

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Finding Control in an Uncontrollable World

I’ve seen many posts on social media and talked with folks these past weeks that are starting to struggle a bit emotionally to keep their spirits high. And it got me thinking…(a dangerous thing somedays)!! In a world that can seem out of control, how do we stay in control? Is it maintaining our routines […]

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Some Thoughts from a Work-from-Home Veteran

With many states, counties and cities issuing orders to “shelter-in-place” or “stay at home”, at least in the foreseeable future the new normal has become working from home. Sounds like the perfect solution right? Getting to participate in video conferences in your pajamas and slippers. Or sitting on your patio, laptop in hand, enjoying the […]

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Are We Becoming More Social with Social Distancing?

Over the past month there have been countless posts, comments, opinions, etc. about what is happening in our world as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. And our vocabulary has expanded to include words such as social distancing and alone together. At first glance, those phrases sound diametrically opposite. And in many respects they are! […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

“Blessed are those who can give without remembering and receive without forgetting.” – Unknown Wishing you and your family a joyous and thankful holiday. Your Partner in Advocacy…Kathy

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