the numbers 2018 to reflect the year

My 3 words for 2018

It’s that time of year again! The ever popular and ever delightful time to choose 3 words for 2018. Rather than making resolutions, choosing 3 words can help you chart a course for the next 365 days. Your words should inspire action, thought, mantras and goals to keep you keeping Read more…

A blond woman and black lab walk away on a wooden plank walkway with beach grass on either side.

Crossing one bridge at a time

A literal bridge crossing: From the beaches into Jacksonville For the last two years, I trekked over this bridge, transporting me from Atlantic Beach to Jacksonville. Admittedly, I would openly sigh as I crossed over knowing a couple of things. One, I was leaving Bo, my black lab son, for Read more…

Going the distance of 26.2 miles

The DONNA 26.2 Marathon is the only marathon in the nation to support breast cancer. It’s been a journey for the founder of the race, Donna Deegan, as she is a three-time breast cancer survivor. This year, the DONNA broke additional new ground by allowing cyclists to take part in the Read more…

My 3 words for 2017

It’s that annual time of year! A time to forget resolutions and instead, choose 3 words for 2017! The concept is an easy one: choose 3 words to ground your head and heart throughout the new year. They can reflect actions, emotions, thoughts or simply be fun in nature. (I have Read more…

Gracias Isla Cozumel

Recently, I was blessed to visit Mexico and indulge in the awesomeness of Cozumel. Thank you mi amiga Kim! While we weren’t necessarily off the grid, it was a much-needed and appreciated cultural change. I have never seen so many shades of a smoky blue sky streaked against the mint greens Read more…

rookie-smarts

Why rookie smarts matter

One year ago, I was a rookie on a professional adventure. A new job, new team, new industry and a move from North Carolina to Florida. As I gratefully jumped into this adventure, I picked up the book, “Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work” Read more…