Tag: progress

The thrill of facing fear

I am an introvert. That means this isn’t my natural habitat. For years, I wished I could be more outgoing because if nothing else, it would come in handy during networking events. When I came to terms with being an introvert, I allowed myself to opt-out of opportunities. I turned down an offer early in my career to speak at a community… Read more →

There’s more than one way to crack an egg

Seeking imperfection is a constant process. Sometimes, I take one step in the right direction and many steps the other way. Recently, the kids wanted to bake their own cakes for a cake auction. The night before, three cakes became two cakes; the girls decided to work together. My son prepared his boxed cake mix while the oven warmed up. I demonstrated how to hold an egg… Read more →

Movement is progress

I’m running a 5K next Sunday and I’m not prepared. In fact, I’m walking out the door in 23 minutes to run two miles just to prove to myself that I can do that 3.1-mile race. Spring is five days away and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate today than to take in the fresh air and… Read more →