A girl in shadow jumps up on the beach during a sunset on the water with a gold and brown sky. Her jumping body is used as a part of the black lettering for 2019.

My word for 2019 – Choose

Since 2014, I’ve followed Chris Brogan and his tradition of selecting three words to guide the New Year. The collective group of words were an alternative to resolutions and ideally, they were inspiring and actionable. This year, I’m taking a page from Melinda Gates and selecting one word. I’m actually choosing the word Read more…

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…