Quotes and Inspiration

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How the West Won My Heart

It began as a love affair with Spaghetti Westerns, then turned into a serious and lasting romance when I traveled to Vail, Colorado in 2015… sunshine, mountain air, wide open…

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Happy-Go-Lucky Charms

I love recording and catching Jeopardy! when I can. I take the question answering pretty seriously. I’m competitive with myself. Many times a category can be above my head. I…

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Disconnect to Reconnect

I just returned from a weeklong trip through the country of Cuba. Living off the grid has taken on an entirely new meaning to me. Take a moment and think—…

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Dreamin’ Tree

With all the static in the room and lots of people talking, I overheard it: “I’ll never be right again. I want my old self back.” I hear this a…

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DENT the Future

In a few days, I’ll be leaving for Sun Valley to present at DENT, a conference and community for entrepreneurs, executives and creatives who are driven to “put a dent…

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It’s the Little Things

Sometimes the tiniest of wonders make our days beautiful. A sunset walk. Bluetooth stereo in the truck. Puppy kisses. Cardinals. A rose from a neighbor they picked fresh from their…

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Enchanting Mangrove Forest

Whenever I feel encumbered with too many “things” and am looking for something to brighten my mood, I hit the trails! I’m lucky that it’s sweet and effortless, as some…

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Venture Forth Confidently Into the Future

Some people are good at math and know it like their own skin. They memorize theories and can solve problems in seconds. If you open any math book, you feel…

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Choose Your Own Adventure

Did you see the moon the weekend of November 13-14?! It was a larger than average “supermoon” and the closest full moon in 68 years, as well as the largest…

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Your Home

Writing my poem Your Home was probably one of the most profound, yet most delightful things I could possibly write about. An exception would be when I write about the…