Snowboarding

This year I turn 40 and I decided that I did not want to wallow in what I don’t have. Trust me, I know how to do that really well! 🙂 Even though I don’t have many things I desire a great deal, I do have many things in my life that are wonderful and […]

A Look Back – 2016

It is hard to believe that 2017 is already here. Towards the end of 2016 I was definitely ready for the new year to begin. Last year proved to be a very hard year. It wasn’t bad but, it was very hard. I was completely worn out from all that took place last year. There were […]

Hard Does Not Equal Bad

Earlier this week I heard a couple speak at a fundraising luncheon for work. The wife, Rachel, said something that my weary and tired heart needed to hear. “Hard does not equal bad. Hard just equals hard.” Life right now is hard and intense. It is not bad, just hard. As I think about the […]

School, Speaking, and Summertime!

Hi everyone! It is hard to believe how much has taken place in the last several months. I felt like it was time for another update on my blog. School is going very well! I have passed three classes and with an “A” in each class! It has been a hard journey and yes, I […]

Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day! While most years I feel “meh” about this day and I will be honest, I feel that way about it again this year. I had the opportunity to be a part of something really cool that has made it less “meh”. Every year the founder of the organization I work for, Joni […]