Where I reference Carol King

women in tech

I had a moment over the weekend where I realized how exciting things are. I have NO IDEA what I am going to do with my life and that is thrilling. Of course it is awful and scary and not what I would have set out for myself or planned, but this is where I ...

It’s about digestion

woman plays golf

How do you know someone is over the hill? When they decide the first post of the new year should be about digestion. But honestly, this is something that has been pretty important to me over the last couple of weeks. For several months I have been feeling very lethargic and low energy. As someone who ...

Wish Fulfilled

So I am forty now. Do I look any different? I feel different. I do. I accidentally found myself up at 11:59 on December 23rd. I watched the clock on my phone click over to December 24th and immediately muscles in my face let go. I exhaled. I surrendered all of the bullshit of my ...

the power of kindness

kindness on mom birthday

Yesterday was my mother's birthday. W and I picked her up early from her office and took her to a chain restaurant I had a nice coupon for. The restaurant was just at the start of dinner service so it wasn't overly crowded. It was cozy and just right. But I have worked in the restaurant ...

Embracing the 40th birthday

Turning five

There is an interesting duality about a 40th birthday. I feel compelled to embrace the age, the era, and celebrate the achievement of arriving at a new decade of life. But then I feel silly. My birthdays haven't been a big deal for me for about twenty years. So what's the BIG DEAL now? When I ...