I feel fat

I feel fat

When is the last time you heard a friend say “I feel so fat” or “that would look terrible on me” or “I hate the way my body looks”? In my experience, it happens all the time in groups of women and we tend to feed off of each other – trading one negative comment...
The news is too negative

The news is too negative

I hear it every day from people of my generation.  They don’t watch the news… because it is too negative. To a certain extent, I get it,  but — it always makes me wonder what purpose that serves? How does that help? How are we going to be participants in the world, in...
Listening to my own advice

Listening to my own advice

Have you ever started spouting out advice to others because, subconsciously, you needed to hear it yourself? I was on the phone recently with a young journalist I’ve been mentoring, who was feeling stagnant in her career. She’s only 21 years old (but it IS all...
Texas engagement pictures

Texas engagement pictures

Yes, yes, we already took engagement pictures in Idaho BUT, I had to honor my Texan by capturing a couple of memories here in his home state too, right?  Who can deny the chance to get a pic of a gorgeous Texas sunset? Plus, little Charley is a complete ham...