A More Positive Way to Think About Productivity

Signing up to co-author a book has revealed a new twist in my dysfunctional relationship with productivity. With an MBA and a 30-year career in pharmaceutical marketing, its not surprising…

3 Surprising Ways a Camera Can Help You

I’ve fallen in love with photography over the last two years. It started with a course in my local Adult Ed School and continues to this day with courses at…

Cross Cultural Illumination #1: It is a Cat-Dog

Dinner with two recent Ethiopian Asylees shine a light on Americans’ curious personification of pets.  One of the most puzzling American habits to those new the USA is our treatment…

The Scary Power of Dressing Alike

The modern church lady was never big on matching outfits. Despite growing up with 2 sisters close in age, we were never dressed alike. Here are a couple of pictures…