things that start with “I”

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Interview suit – yup, using it.

Inspiration – the great feeling when I wrote a paper, developed a new presentation and enjoyed the feeling of being challenged and creative.

“It’s like riding a bike” – words from a friend.

Initiative –  don’t underestimate me.

Indebted  – “I’d be honoured”.  Words  from a long ago friend.

Inviting – the graciousness of some new people I met.

In – as in being “all in”. Nothing half-hearted.

                  Impassioned – loving the ability to share and change and build. Finding where the road goes.

 

 

it’s the little things making today great

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Three  words shared ” heard a robin” and I smile.

This week has been a bit crazy.  I felt a little Kung Fu Panda as I suddenly had all these things to do, but the strength, wisdom ….and naps…..and cheesecake…..came through and like that fat bear, I made it through the week managing to embrace the warrior status fat bears aspire to.  Continue reading

and time for starting anew

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anew…..in a new or different, typically more positive way….once more again 

And what better time than spring to start anew.  I came home from Oregon last week straggling and struggling with a terrible cold with no time to pause, gobble cold meds and sleep.  Instead I am working on change.  Working on “anew”.  Continue reading

Happy International Women’s Day

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Rather than patting myself on the back with a “you’ve come a long way, baby” superiority as I clicky click across the ballroom in my beautiful fuchsia high heels and black business suit, I want to ground myself with where I came from. With who I came from. I don’t look at the women who came before me as less than we are today just because they didn’t have the trappings we have. Quite the contrary, I admire them for the trails they blazed for me.  So we need to step back from this notion that WE are the women who have made it.  Continue reading