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25 Things I’m Glad I Didn’t Know Before Middle Age

25 Things I’m Glad I Didn’t Know Before Middle Age

So on this day, the day after I turned 50 years old, I guess I’m supposed to share some of that wisdom I’ve accumulated over the years, right? Write one of those “25 things-I-wish-I-knew-before-I-turned-(insert milestone age here )” kind of posts? Filled with regret –... read more
The Slow Lane

The Slow Lane

I started writing this post last weekend. It seemed so insightful at the time. With my 50th birthday less than two weeks away, a nostalgic gallup down memory lane seemed fitting. You know, the typical “where did those decades go?” and “if only knew... read more
Let the Spirit Lead You

Let the Spirit Lead You

I never really fancied myself a brown liquor fan — that is, until we were introduced to Whiskey Wednesdays. Top-shelf whiskey cocktails for the price of a Starbuck’s coffee concoction provides us all the reason we need to belly up to the neighborhood bar... read more
Even if the grass is greener

Even if the grass is greener

On my recent trip to the province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, I was surprised by the abundance of brown. Dusty brown roads. Barren snuff-colored trees lined the miles of brown and brittle grasses. I’m not sure why I was so surprised. We were visiting the arid... read more
I Am In Love

I Am In Love

I’m in love. It’s that sweet kind of love that makes your heart swell. The kind you want to share with the world. The kind of love that makes break into a stupid grin at the most random moments –as though you are keeping the most delicious secret. I... read more