Florida, unplugged

I just finished a fabulous book - The Power of Off: The Mindful Way to Stay Sane in a Virtual World. And just in time for a short vacation in Florida, where I took Nancy Colier's words to heart and 'mind'! My main takeaways: - Take some time to look beyond the small screen to … Continue reading Florida, unplugged

Counting almonds – my Weight Watchers journey

(This blog is timed to a Weight Watchers ‘Inspire’ week and dedicated to all my fellow Weight Watchers at Work members) They say you should have at least one really honest friend who isn't afraid to tell you things others might not. Things you might not want to hear. A couple of years ago, I … Continue reading Counting almonds – my Weight Watchers journey

Remembering Slothy

Before there were giant, cuddly stuffed sloths in Hallmark store windows; comical, animated sloths on Geico commercials; and actual sloth photos featured on calendars, there was 'Slothy' (a.k.a. Thomas) – one of my son Dan's closest young childhood friends. Thomas was a quirky, super-talented, funny, wise-beyond-his years kind of kid. Like Dan, he wasn't particularly … Continue reading Remembering Slothy