• Inspirational
  • Monday, October 24, 2016

    “What is the hypothesis of generosity? What is the most generous assumption you can make about this person’s intentions or what this person said?” ~ Brené Brown, Rising Strong ” “I don’t know. I really don’t. All I know is that my life is better when I assume that people are doing their best. It […]

  • Reading
  • 2015 Reading List

    It’s that time of year when there are lists upon lists about every thing imaginable. Last year, I chose to get on board by posting a list of all of the books I read during 2014. It’s fun to think back on some of the great reads I enjoyed, and it’s helpful to have such […]

  • Reading
  • 2014 Reading List

    (Please note that this post contains affiliate links to Amazon.com.) There are a lot of lists about books showing up on blogs this week. Literary sites are listing the best or most notable (whatever that means) books of the year and some bloggers are listing the books that made the greatest impression on them this […]

  • Reading
  • Coming Home To The Library

    A few years ago, for a brief time, I wrote a column for a local newspaper. Today, I’m sharing with you the first of those columns that was published on September 9, 2010 in the Covington-Maple Valley-Black Diamond Reporter. I’ve had a library card for as long as I can remember. I can still picture the library […]