The Night I Became a Movie Star! **

The Night I Became a Movie Star! **

** Actually, the night I worked as an extra on a film set, but why quibble over the details?  This week, I had the opportunity to check an item off my “bucket list”: I worked as an extra for a film that was shooting in downtown DC! Actually, it’s a...
It Did It! My “I Did” List

It Did It! My “I Did” List

In addition to my To Do list, I started making an I Did list. Will it help cure my “pandemic brain?”   I don’t know about you, but 11 months into this thing, I’m getting what I call “pandemic brain.” I forget things. I...
My Word for 2021: Patience

My Word for 2021: Patience

Each year, I try to pick a word as my focus for the year. It’s part wish, part aspiration, part dream (as Cinderella sang, “A dream is a wish your heart makes…”). What was my word for 2020, the craziest, most unpredictable, most rollercoaster-y...
That Time I Didn’t Know I Was Broken

That Time I Didn’t Know I Was Broken

A couple of months ago, on my first day out on my new roller skates – skates I had spent six weeks searching for, and that I had to order from another country because good quad skates were so scarce – I fell. I fell right on my butt and my right hand. Go...
Just Say Thank You

Just Say Thank You

As I write this post during the week of Thanksgiving 2020, I have one simple, but powerful, suggestion for you: Just Say Thank You. Take time this week to reach out to every colleague, every employee, every volunteer (or, if you work in a large organization, as many...