The BRAVE Interview #20 March 2018: Crissy Maier

Here is this month's BRAVE Interview with Crissy Maier! WHO are you? Someone who overcomes challenges. Whether it's my cleft lip and palate, my learning disability, my struggles through the police academy, other health issues, problems at work - I'm not defined by any of them, but rather by my ability to integrate the lessons … Continue reading The BRAVE Interview #20 March 2018: Crissy Maier

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Be kind

I recently had the pleasure of travelling to meet hundreds of like-minded individuals and as part of this adventure, we all went out for dinner together (I know) at a restaurant that (I daresay) is not used to receiving parties of this size routinely. We blew them away. The kitchen went under in about thirty … Continue reading Be kind

Kary Oberbrunner, Exposed! Behind the scenes at the Igniting Souls Conference 2017

Ever wonder about this Kary Oberbrunner guy? I first met him online in a chatroom...No--wait! Kidding! I first met him online at one of the free webinars he hosted: How to Turn a Book into a 6-Figure Business My expectations were low.  Full disclosure: I watch a lot of free webinars. I am never motivated to buy … Continue reading Kary Oberbrunner, Exposed! Behind the scenes at the Igniting Souls Conference 2017

The BRAVE Interview #14 September 2017: Sylvia Wesley

Here is this month's BRAVE Interview with Sylvia Wesley! Enjoy! WHO are you? I’m a 61-year-old white woman—wife, mother, nurse, and pseudo-bon vivant! WHAT is your One Brave Thing? Sometimes I feel like just living every day is a Brave Thing and it is difficult to choose a single event!  As a nurse, it seems like so many … Continue reading The BRAVE Interview #14 September 2017: Sylvia Wesley

Tidying up food

I have only been taking baby steps with my The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo book since I did the clothing category. I am motivated, but I haven't had an uninterrupted block of time to tackle the next category (books) yet. Well, that's my excuse, anyway. Since then, I have been scrutinizing other areas … Continue reading Tidying up food

Wherever I go, there they are

For a long time now, every time I go to the beach, a particular kind of blue stone calls to me: Karen!! Yoohoo! Here I am! “Pick me! Choose me! Love me!” (borrowed this quote from a movie but at the moment it escapes me which one). For over a year this has been happening. … Continue reading Wherever I go, there they are

Disney

I went to Disney once before, in 1989 (or thereabouts). There was one ride I wanted to go on then: Space Mountain. I have no idea why, but I was fixated on it. When we got there, the first thing I did was ask where that ride was and, guess what? Space Mountain was CLOSED. … Continue reading Disney