“Shining…still!”

  Where do I begin? I have always been fascinated by the light. As a child, I recall watching the glow of Sunday afternoon rays as they filtered through my mother’s bedroom window. I was entranced by the dust motes that seemingly danced in those luminous shafts. As I grew older, I observed that the […]

What Success Feels Like

He is a little short.  A little round.  A tad immature, socially. Not athletic…at all. He will probably never be the captain of any team, the king of homecoming, or the subject of adolescent fantasies shared over bedrolls at a sleepover. And he is self-aware enough to be okay with that. Instead of doing his […]

Notes From A Wide-Eyed Optimist

Not a nibble. I’d lost count of the number of applications I had filled out.  The candidate questionnaires I had completed.  My hopes rose each time I checked my email or reviewed my profile views. My hopes crashed with every in-box stuffed only with Talbot’s sales notifications. Nada. Despite all my optimism, all my confidence […]