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adventure, Coffee Spots, Connexions, Inspiration

Coffee Spot and Book Shop Stop

Today's adventure was an unexpected delight. The plan was to meet a friend of mine who lives in L'Orignal in Alexandria for coffee and a treat. I left the house bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, ready to make the 45-minute trek to the village just North East of Cornwall. What I didn't expect was to get caught… Continue reading Coffee Spot and Book Shop Stop

career, Connexions, Inspiration, Opinion, Uncategorized

I Need A Foot Massage

It's 6:59 pm and I promised myself that I would complete a blog post before bed tonight. To be clear, I've made this promise to myself every day since Sunday.  I wanted to share details of my experience at Latin Sparks, my latest competition, and I wanted to give all of you a recap on… Continue reading I Need A Foot Massage

career, Connexions, Inspiration, Opinion

How do you measure success?

It's 8:41 am. I've taken the time to read. I made a nutritious breakfast. (Not a smoothie bowl. OMG. What a disaster that was yesterday.) And now I'm sitting at the kitchen table writing. I wish I could be sitting in my office upstairs, but the wifi has been wonky for the last week, and… Continue reading How do you measure success?

career, Connexions, Inspiration, Opinion

Contributors Wanted!

I’ve always wanted to connect good people with one another, but it seems I’ve gone about it the wrong way in the past. Trying to host events and coffee shop hangs, only to be disappointed that those who said they would attend bailed. I would invest time and money to make sure every detail was… Continue reading Contributors Wanted!

career, Connexions, Inspiration, Opinion

What are you sacrificing for happiness?

It's been all of eight minutes since I announced my plans to shift gears in my professional career. I can't begin to tell you how many people have reached out with good wishes, encouraging words, and yes, even criticisms. I could sit here and tell you that it grinds my gears when people stick their… Continue reading What are you sacrificing for happiness?

Inspiration, Opinion

Choosing Joy

Have you ever felt like you're just not quite sure where you belong? What should you be doing with your life or where you should head next? No? Cool. Me either. Except that's a lie and I've felt that way for some time. You would think that in your thirties a gal would have her… Continue reading Choosing Joy

Connexions, Inspiration, Opinion

I Love Love That Shop

It’s a sad and exciting day. One of my very best friends is closing up his downtown shop to reopen at a new location less than a block away. I’m always pleased to see folks who are pursuing their passion succeed and thrive. It’s even better when it’s someone who is near and dear to… Continue reading I Love Love That Shop

Inspiration, Opinion

We are Stronger Together

It’s International Women’s Day, and I’m delighted to see so many wonderful posts about women all over the world who are inspiring, empowering and encouraging one another. There are some truly remarkable things happening thanks to the knowledge, courage, resilience, and yes, even beauty these wonder women have to offer. Some are fighting wars and… Continue reading We are Stronger Together

Inspiration, Strongman Training

6 Women Who Inspire Me and Probably Don’t Even Know It

I've wanted to write something about all of the women who have inspired me through my journey of Strongman training. You may expect me to list some of the top ladies in the sport, and I can't say that I blame you. There are some incredibly fierce women competing. Some are stronger than some of… Continue reading 6 Women Who Inspire Me and Probably Don’t Even Know It

Inspiration

Mismatched Madness = Joy

If you follow my Instagram feed, you may already know about my weekend of setting up my creative space. I have been living in this home for over 2 years now, and I have failed miserably at making use of the office. I kept telling myself that my space needed to perfect for it to… Continue reading Mismatched Madness = Joy