Good-bye, Uncle Cletus

| May 16, 2011

The world feels emptier today since one of my heroes and role models passed away this week. My Uncle Cletus lost his fight with lung cancer, but he won the war over the other adversity he faced in his life.

Never Happy Enough, Never Good Enough

| May 10, 2011

It’s never enough it seems. A guy running for president says he was born in the U.S., and it’s not enough. His birth certificate isn’t enough… I see this time and time again with my organizing clients. I tell them perfection is a myth, done is perfect, and it’s going to be okay.

Am I Winning?

| March 28, 2011

I am writing my Monday blog post in the middle of Monday instead of my usual Sunday morning blog writing festival. Technically, this could be considered my Friday post since I didn’t write one Friday. So I am feeling woefully behind and very much like I’m winning (but-really-losing) – to paraphrase a megalomaniac celebrity’s catch phrase.

Watch for Zombies!

| October 31, 2010

I’ve seen them time and time again. Heck, I’ve even been one myself. I’m talking about Zombies. Not the bloody, festering monsters you see eating people’s brains in countless movies. These poor Zombies have lost their own brains via endless e-mail, attempted multi-tasking, and an overwhelming to-do list. You see us everywhere. It’s the guy […]

Remembering Mrs. Besett

| April 28, 2010

Virgina Dare Besett Anderson, my beloved fourth-grade English teacher, passed away this past weekend. I am happy that she knew how important she was to me, how influential she was in my young life, how much I adored her. I had a different teacher for homeroom, but I loved changing to Mrs. Besett’s class for […]