I used to care an awful lot about wrapping paper, particularly Christmas wrap. I would pride myself on selecting just the right hand crafted papers from boutique gift shops the likes of Kuhl-Linscomb and Events here in Houston. I would pair them with fabric ribbons – never those store-bought, pre-made bows! – to complement our… Continue reading What matters.
I did it. I quit my job to pursue my dream of writing for a living. In a decisive blow to my ego and a major victory for my soul, I mustered the courage week before last to finally pull the trigger. I put time on my boss’s calendar for a “Quick Catch-up,” yet nothing… Continue reading Soul 1, Ego 0
If you’ve been following along – and thankfully many have; we’re up to over 5,000 views! – you know that I typically post something each weekend. I skipped last weekend to treat myself to a Mother’s Day weekend in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, with my handsome, smart, sweet 20-year-old son, Burke. Over the weekend, we moved him… Continue reading The Victim, the Perp and the Good Samaritan
We have become time masochists, robbing ourselves of the opportunity to live more meaningful lives. We live in sound bites. Tweets. Instant messages. We’re irked we have to wait 10 seconds to buy things with our new smart chip cards. I read recently that the average person’s attention span is less than three minutes, and… Continue reading Time to Think. Time to Feel. Time to Create.