Monthly Archives: October 2018

SOME ENCHANTED EVENING…

SOME ENCHANTED EVENING… Remember “South Pacific” by Rogers and Hammerstein and the great Ezio Pinza singing those incredibly romantic lyrics from “Some Enchanted Evening.” Even as a little girl I got chills. Still do. Whatever happened to that idea that somewhere, somehow, the fates would smile, the stars would align, the Universe would provide and… read more

A DOG NAMED DOMINO PART TWO

A DOG NAMED DOMINO  PART TWO Some of you might’ve read an earlier “motivator” I wrote about our rascal dog, Domino. She’s “a piece of work” as we  say in Ohio…   She’ll be a year old on October 25th and has not lost one tiny bit of her crazy puppy playfulness (or naughtiness), barking and yipping… read more

THE INCREDIBLE POWER OF CONVICTION

THE INCREDIBLE POWER OF CONVICTION  There’s nothing more thrilling than believing, no actually knowing, that you are exactly the right person to be walking into the room, up to the microphone, into the interview or onto the stage to make the pitch, ask for the order and yes, nail the sale. Once you know it, once you own it, once you’ve got “It’s mine!” (or “It’s… read more

IT’S OKAY! SERIOUSLY, IT IS…

IT’S OKAY! SERIOUSLY, IT IS… No, really. It’s nothing to get worked up about. They’re just bugs. Not the bugs that eat the holes through your favorite cashmere sweaters. Not the bugs that swarm and nip around you all summer (and fall) and drink your blood when dusk falls – even after you spray the… read more

AN INVITATION FROM ME TO YOU…

AN INVITATION FROM ME TO YOU… I’ve written about this extraordinarily beautiful poem before. But all things considered, I thought it would be worth our revisiting… It’s written by Oriah Mountain Dreamer and it’s called “The Invitation.” “It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for… read more