Coloring Outside The Lines

I’ve recently taken up oil painting. The decision to paint just appeared from nowhere, although I certainly have expressed myself through arts and crafts of some sort throughout my life. I mentioned my desire to paint to my husband Andy and he surprised me on my birthday with a beautiful and functional easel that heContinue reading “Coloring Outside The Lines”

Bringing Yourself Back To Balance

I am taking an adult ballet class and not surprisingly there are lots of balances on tip toes. Not having taken a ballet class in many years, I had forgotten how often one is in relevé. Whether doing soussus across the floor, pas de bourrées or just holding a relevé for a long time, itContinue reading “Bringing Yourself Back To Balance”

When Your Computer Crashes, Life Goes On

Two weeks ago my iMac computer screen went black out of the blue. It turns out that is a common problem with macs. It is sometimes called “black death”. Fortunately for most people the issue is easily repaired. Unfortunately for me, not so much. After trying without any success to fix the problem over aContinue reading “When Your Computer Crashes, Life Goes On”

After Loss You Get The Chance To Do Something You Couldn’t Do Had You Not Had That Loss

I just watched Marie Forleo interview Elizabeth Gilbert. I love both of their work so it is not surprising that I found their discussion interesting and inspiring. Although the interview was mainly focused on Liz Gilbert’s new book City Of Girls, which I am looking forward to reading, I found their discussion about grief incrediblyContinue reading “After Loss You Get The Chance To Do Something You Couldn’t Do Had You Not Had That Loss”

Is Your Job Giving You What You Want?

Remember when you first got out of school and you were so excited about the work you were going to do in the world? Perhaps you were fortunate to find a job that you loved right out of the gate. Most likely it took some time to find a position that suited you and yourContinue reading “Is Your Job Giving You What You Want?”