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A Vegetable, A Fruit, and World Peace

Posted by on May 13, 2014 at 8:58 am

A vegetable, a fruit, world peace, and the secret weapon. Believe it or not, in my world, a “vegetable” and a “fruit” can lead to 15 minutes of pure bliss, better health, and world peace. And taken a step further, can become a secret weapon.  Now I’m no drama queen, but who wouldn’t want to know […]

Honey – I’m stuck in the Coffice!

Posted by on January 8, 2014 at 7:21 pm

                      From the Merriam Webster Dictionary’s top 10 list, my favorite new word! Coffice Definition: a café that a customer uses as a place in which to conduct business Example:  “Acceptable ‘coffice’ etiquette states that something must be ordered during your stay.” – post on, April […]

A Question of Priorities, not Character

Posted by on December 4, 2013 at 10:16 pm

Sadly, of late, I’ve been barraged by some family members who don’t understand what I do, what I am going through & the major changes I am trying to make. It upsets their natural order of things – they very much don’t like unpredictability. That’s ok, I am working on a big, evil plans (not affiliate), […]

State of Being

Posted by on November 28, 2013 at 6:19 am

Thanksgiving. Thanks. Giving. A good friend of mine from the OC Speakers Bureau (Founder’s District for all you Toastmasters), Larry Gassin, did a great article about Gratitude vs Thankfulness, called ‘Some Thoughts on G.R.A.T.I.T.U.D.E‘.  and brought up ‘state of being‘. Gratitude is actually the state of being thankful. State of being. That base mental foundation […]

Lost at the Intersection of Reality & Misperception

Posted by on April 7, 2013 at 8:23 pm

What do you do when life constantly throws curve balls, and you end up not at all where you intended? When you are so off course you have no idea where how to get back to where you started, or let alone remember that starting place? Are you being targeted, or are you actually an […]

Top 27 Ways to Use Your Toastmasters Experience

Posted by on February 8, 2013 at 7:12 am

As the second in my series of “When Firing Your Boss Isn’t an Option” series, I have come up with a list of 27 ways to use your Toastmasters experience to its fullest. Joining or Attending Toastmasters is actually tip #2 on my 27 Free or Inexpensive Ways to Drive Your Career and Build Your […]