Some people do their best thinking in the shower. I do my best thinking in Rome. (Or maybe that’s just an excuse to spend more time in Rome). Strolling along the Tiber River while my brother recovered from an intoxicating night to say the least, I had this thought: Sometimes I forget how gloriously capableContinue reading “Thoughts on Capability & Rediscovery While Strolling Along the Tiber River”
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What’s in a Name?
The last time I changed my surname on Facebook (not counting the stalking incident over a school board race where the police advised I change my moniker on social media – story for another time – maybe) was when I got married 11 years ago. I was embarrassingly excited to change my last name onContinue reading “What’s in a Name?”
Saying “Maybe” Instead of “No”
There’s been a push over the last few years to teach people – women in particular – that “No.” is a full sentence. This is an important lesson in boundary-setting, but I think I’ve forgotten how to say, “Yes.” Or at the very least a full-throated, “Maybe.” On some occasions when I’ve said, “No” whatContinue reading “Saying “Maybe” Instead of “No””
A Loss Isn’t Always a Loss
0-2 was something a man would anonymously write to me on Facebook and via snail mail after the last election I worked on – an innocuous school board race that became downright vile. Well joke’s on you suckah because I was actually 0-3. Seriously it became such a running joke – along with the rumorContinue reading “A Loss Isn’t Always a Loss”