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  • A Garden Party

    Flipping through my phone I realized that I’d never posted these photos on the blog. A few weeks ago, Kelly and I were given tickets to attend the closing party of the US Mayors’ Conference held at the beautiful Dallas Arboretum. Apologies in advance for the image quality. I could lie and say I’m using […]

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  • White Space

    My friend, Random Cathy, and I have both written about the importance of white space. It amazes me how I can so quickly forget the lessons I’ve previously learned – like the importance of white space. I’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed lately. Overwhelmed by work, home responsibilities, guilt over lack of connection with friends […]

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  • Building Community

    In my “great return to regular blogging” – however temporary it may be – I thought I’d do some catch up on 101 items that I’ve crossed off the list. Thus, bubble tea yesterday and today, reengaging with my professional women’s network. Here’s the thing: It’s important who you spend time with. I realized this […]

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  • Some Things Never Change

    Something else I found when going through old school boxes – a career assessment based on my skills and interests, from 1985 (ack!). I was 14 years old. On the list nearly 30 years ago? Components of my job today! Journalist Public Relations Specialist Technical Writer Odd how accurately the assessment predicted my natural bent, […]

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  • Living Deadline to Deadline

    I think I’ve become a boring person. Lots of work, lots of running and not enough time resting to engage my creative juices. It’s a deadline-to-deadline existence. So the question is what should I do about it? I enjoy my work and really enjoy running. There just doesn’t seem to be enough white space between those two […]