Motivational Monday: What’s Permanent? Love.

Wow! It has been 498 days since my last post, and to say things have changed feels like a bit of an understatement. Let's see. 498 days ago I was in my second year of graduate school, considering rekindling things with an old flame, and living and working in a place I love and surrounded… Continue reading Motivational Monday: What’s Permanent? Love.

Tuesday Tunesday: An Ode to Warmth

Happy Tunesday, friends! Chicago has been experiencing some unusually warm weather for the last couple of days. 60 here. 70 there. And while I assume this is because of global warming, I can't help but bask in the glorious warmth. The sunlight feels so good against my skin and puts me in a great mood, and I'm… Continue reading Tuesday Tunesday: An Ode to Warmth

Kermit Says: Give Peace, Love, and Joy

Unless you've been living under a rock, I'm sure you've stumbled upon radio stations playing 24-hours of Christmas tunes (NSYNCs Christmas album, anyone?), seen a myriad of commercials informing your Christmas wish lists (gotta love those Apple and Coca-Cola commercials), and wasted countless hours watching Christmas-themed films (It's a Wonderful Life and Elf are among my favorites)! It's so easy to get brain… Continue reading Kermit Says: Give Peace, Love, and Joy

Kermit Says: I’m Here For You

I love the holiday season! It's a time when folks can go home, reconnect with family and friends, and reflect on both the challenges and blessings of the season. But with so much happening in the world, it's also pretty easy to see how and why the holidays can be a time filled with great sadness… Continue reading Kermit Says: I’m Here For You