Recently I was asked to speak for a women’s networking event about “Creating Connections on Purpose for Profit.” We asked each of the twenty or so attendees to answer this question Continue reading
When I saw a writing conference onboard an Alaskan cruise I just had to go! Alaska was on my bucket list and the conference was lead by one of my favorite author, Cheryl Richardson.
Here are some photo highlights. Continue reading
I recently went on a whale-watching expedition while on an Alaskan cruise. We had seen one or two whales in the distance, blowing water high into the air, arching their backs just above water then diving with their tails flipping up as if to wave. Continue reading
“How do you feel about that?”
I was reviewing my week’s accomplishments on our weekly Friday call when, June, my accountability buddy, asked the question. Continue reading
It happened today. For the first time. I always knew it was coming but I guess you’re never prepared.
“Are you using your senior discount today,” the clerk at Kroger asked.
“No,” I said automatically. Then, “What’s the age for senior discount?” I wanted to know how old she thought I looked. Continue reading
People often ask me about how I use social media and whether it helps my business. I’m not an expert on the top but am certainly an enthusiast. Recently I was asked to participate on a panel for the network of Over 40 Females to discuss the topic. Here are some of the tips I shared. Continue reading
In the old days miners carried a yellow canary into the mines with them as a primitive early warning system.
Dangerous gases could form easily in the mine if something upset the balance of the underground air. The little birds had sensitive respiratory systems so if just a small amount of the colorless, odorless, tasteless but deadly gas was in the air a canary would stop singing, began to sway and fall off its perch and drop to the bottom of its cage. It was said that, “If the canary hits the deck, the miners hit the exits.” Continue reading