Blog

When a college or employer of your choice has selected you, it’s exciting. Other times, you may not be so thrilled..

When my daughter received her acceptance letter to art college I was excited for her. If I’m honest though, I had a niggling hesitation, too.

I didn’t doubt her …

Most of us are familiar with the process for getting into college or applying for a job.

Our family has been through the college process over and over again the last few years. We’ve spent many hours filling in application forms and writing essays.

It’s hard work presenting yourself well so …

Our #BeBoldGirl series begins again after a break for the summer. I am thrilled to start with the BEST #BeBoldGirl in my life, my daughter Phoebe Britton. Please leave her an encouraging comment at the end.

I struggle with feeling confident all the time. I wrestle with putting myself out …

This post is the first in my new series, Work Elevated: Finding Spiritual Purpose in Secular Workplaces.  Learn more about the series here.

Have you ever felt a conflict between your …

A fast flowing river reminds me of snowmelt in the Rockies, my bachelor’s degree in geography, and storms.

What thought comes to mind when you see a palm tree?

My daughter is living in an exotic location I only dreamed of. Yes, when dreams become ...</div srcset=

The moon conjures up so many images: space travel, cheese, and, this week in particular, a solar eclipse. We experienced a near total eclipse in Colorado on Monday. Bright daylight turned dim even though the sky stayed a brilliant blue. High temperatures dropped significantly. The sun became an …

The New York skyline is peppered with wooden water towers on top of buildings. They remind me of my long time friend, Jeremy.

 

I look out of the window of my New York apartment and I see skyscrapers.

 

The Freedom Tower stands …

I met my friend in London. She walked into the design studio of the Independent Magazine where I worked. I thought …

The mountains of Colorado remind me of simple pleasures, the beauty of God’s creation and, most of all, enjoyable moments with my husband and three children. Nothing grand, just activities that help us forget about the day-to-day stresses of life.

You know when you’ve learned some new information, or something you hadn’t seen before is pointed out to you, suddenly you start noticing it everywhere? It’s strange isn’t it?

There is a name for this phenomenon. It is called the Baader-Meinhof effect or frequency illusion.

Those …