Discovering What Colors Your Life

Discovering What Colors Your Life

  You gotta love how Nature hands us a fresh palette of colors throughout the year (palm trees and aqua ocean waters included). Fall visits to the Colorado high country make me feel like I’m in an outdoor art museum. The aspens shimmer with spectacular...
Life, Plain and Simple

Life, Plain and Simple

I just had lunch with a dear friend and lamented how many projects and loose ends taunt me as fall shifts into gear and winter is pressing on the gas. My internal perfectionism button bobs to High Danger levels when I run through my unfinished-from-summer list. The...
When It’s Easier to Post Jokes and Cute Pet Pics

When It’s Easier to Post Jokes and Cute Pet Pics

Some of us hide our inner struggles rather well. We may be choked by fear or overwhelmed by just getting by. Or, maybe we just don’t want to draw attention to ourselves when so many others have seemingly greater battles. I understand all of the above. Sometime it just...
Mother-Daughter Joy and Heartache

Mother-Daughter Joy and Heartache

Mother-daughter relationships elicit such joy, and well, heartache. You see, we women are a delightful, perplexing blend of courage, cheer, and complexity. We feel deep love for each other and yet dread when we are just not communicating at our best. Many of us have...

Perseverance. Ingenuity. Vision. Hope.

  The new “Fearless Girl” statue on Wall Street has nothing on my great-grandmother Lueders (pictured here) who modeled perseverance. Ingenuity. Vision. Hope. As America reflects on Women’s History Month, it’s time to salute some pioneering females who with gutsy...