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Another Voice: Yellowstone, Pt. 1-My Summer Adventure

Forward:  KJ here. You know those times when you’re wondering why in the world you agreed to do something? That would be now for me. Despite a decades-long career as a business writer, I’m terrified by having said “yes” when Sharon asked me to write for… Continue Reading “Another Voice: Yellowstone, Pt. 1-My Summer Adventure”

Insomnia–ugh….

Insomnia is much better than it used to be. In the olden days (yes, I was around then and had insomnia) all I could do was watch infomercials about George Foreman grills and old movies on HBO that had been on 5000 times. I… Continue Reading “Insomnia–ugh….”

When God Shows Up, He Shows Out

There are times in my life when I feel like I’m living in some kind of fairy tale. This is one of those times. I am absolutely spinning from a fabulous weekend at my college homecoming where I reconnected with people I hadn’t seen… Continue Reading “When God Shows Up, He Shows Out”

Baby, Tell Me Like It Is: Passive Aggressive Behavior

One of my favorite put downs ( to receive) is when someone passive aggressively tells me that the reason he/she never answers my text, calls, smoke signals or other forms of contact is “I’m not a slave to my technology.” Oh, and I am?… Continue Reading “Baby, Tell Me Like It Is: Passive Aggressive Behavior”

Creating a Lifelong Web

The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.            ~~ William Blake Friendships are formed in the most unlikely places and in the most unlikely events. You never know when or where you are going to meet your next friend. I saw two… Continue Reading “Creating a Lifelong Web”

Mourning the Loss of the Newspaper

This morning I read the Dallas Morning News at breakfast. I’m on the road traveling for business, and I have the luxury of someone else preparing my breakfast and coffee, so I have time to read the paper. I don’t subscribe to the newspaper… Continue Reading “Mourning the Loss of the Newspaper”

Changing My Vocation

In 2002, I realized I was miserable in my job. I was a Project Manager for Whirlpool Corporation working on Innovation Projects. The projects themselves were fun and creative, and I met some really interesting people and did some interesting work. But, I felt… Continue Reading “Changing My Vocation”

Spotting Emotional Unavailability

A friend of mine texted me yesterday…”New blog topic: how to identify when someone is emotionally unavailable.” How the hell would I know? That’s the type I fall in love with over and over again. I texted back, “Haha…I would have to figure it… Continue Reading “Spotting Emotional Unavailability”

Counting to Three…My Siblings

There are four of us. I have three siblings. I am the oldest. I have a sister, Susan, who is 14 months younger than me and two brothers, Sammy and Terry, three years and five years younger than me, respectively. I saw my brothers this… Continue Reading “Counting to Three…My Siblings”

Girl Talk: Ahhhhh…Those Boys

Man Warning: the intended audience for this post is heterosexual women. You are treading on holy ground if you choose to read this! 😉 So, let’s talk about boys…men…guys…hotties…eye candy…whatever you want to call them. Men—they are that undeniably frustrating, hard to understand, totally… Continue Reading “Girl Talk: Ahhhhh…Those Boys”

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