“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. And he is self-aware enough to be okay with that. Instead of doing his work, he often draws.  His cartoons are impressively detailed, his colors vibrant, his designs full of whimsy and movement. And, oh boy, can he write. Often […]

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 […]