Falling madly in love with….myself

I can already hear it….and to be honest when this title came to my head right after it the song….your so vain…I bet you think this song is about you….started running through my head.  This isn’t a vanity post but a little introspective and setting a stage of where I am starting.  This morning coach … Continue reading

I am an athlete!

I’m not an athlete….I am a working professional woman who is a bit closer to middle age than she would like and a bit farther away from the weight on her license than she would like.  I mean really…..take a look at this picture….does this look like an athlete?  This looks like a sweaty plump … Continue reading

Pruning your life

In striving to thrive and not just survive I have come to the conclusion that perhaps I have too much going on in my life.  In a sense last week was a perfect and rather extreme example, as not every week is this crazy.  Monday was a full day in the office and then just … Continue reading

Checking in….a month late

Sooooo  I haven’t done so well writing here.  I suppose one excuse is I post on my lunch breaks and they have been busy with business lunches and sometimes extra special long distance lunch buddies like my favorite mini-ions.  I could say that I have been busy conquering the world or I could just say … Continue reading

A year to thrive not merely survive

As many others do I tend to use the end of a year to evaluate the previous year.  How did I do against my goals?  What kind of a year was it?  What went well and what didn’t go so well?  What do I want this next year to be?  In retrospect I didn’t do … Continue reading

Have the privacy lines been crossed?

Recently there have been multiple advertisements on tv for a company that will perform dna te sting for you for the small fee of $99.  They show all the people excited because they learned where their hair color came from, eye color, even some claim they know abou t allergies.  I explored doing this awhile … Continue reading

RNC Convention Day 1….sort of

Today was supposed to be the first day of the convention but with hurricane Issac threatening high winds and massive amounts of rain the Republican National Committee deferred events until Tuesday.  The plan was for the convention to open at 2pm with the gavel and then immediately adjourn until Tuesday.  We in the Missouri delegation … Continue reading

Pre-convention

I have traveled to cities to attend conventions before and I logically I understand that the Republican National Convention is a pretty big deal but I got my first of how big a deal it is on the flight out.  I picked up the Southwest airlines Spirit magazine to see whether they carried coke or … Continue reading