That First Day

That First Day

The first day of my first professional job I was both excited and terrified. I chose my outfit carefully – a pale green pencil skirt, and silk floral blouse. I am almost certain I wore pantyhose and black pumps. I was exhilarated as I walked through the front doors at...
Chasing Lightning

Chasing Lightning

I am the kind of person that chases lightning. I recently said this to a colleague. On my best days I don’t just chase lighting, I am lightning. I have a bolt of energy in me from a source I can’t explain. One of my early bosses described me as a wild horse that could...
The Life Raft Effect

The Life Raft Effect

I hear a lot of boat analogies lately. Like, “we are not all in the same boat, but we are all weathering the same storm.”  It’s probably because 2020 felt like a sinking ship. We hit the iceberg nobody saw coming. There were a lot of reactions to our sudden,...