Sometimes life's biggest blessings don't come wrapped in a bow. Sometimes they come in a folder with severance papers inside. I was laid off August 29, the day after the anniversary of my brothers death. It was a long couple of days. I didn't announce it to the world. I told my friends and of … Continue reading Getting Laid Off Was One Of The Best Things That Ever Happened To Me
If you're thinking about a trip to the beautiful country of Iceland and wondering, what should I do in Iceland? What should I see in Iceland? What should I wear in Iceland? This should help. I recently spent 2, very full days in Iceland and loved every minute of the experience. Hopefully you have more … Continue reading ICELAND IN 2 DAYS: WHAT TO SEE, WEAR & DO
Sometimes the pieces for an opportunity just fall into place. With my recent layoff from work, I was looking to travel, try new things and meet new people. Around the start of October, I overheard a girl I had come to know through Pure Barre and Define, Michelle, mention that she had upcoming time off … Continue reading European Adventure: Iceland & Ireland
"You will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did." Flashback to January of 2005. I was 21. My mom and dad traveled with me out to California to get me settled in for my internship. I had never been to Los Angeles and knew no one. … Continue reading Some Of My Greatest Life Experiences Started With Fear
Baseball has always been a part of my life. Playing it, watching my dad play, watching my brother play and of course, watching the Reds play. It was always a special weekend when we were kids to have a few days down in Cincinnati, the highlight being a Reds game. I loved watching Barry Larkin play … Continue reading Spring Training Vacation: Home Run or Strike Out?