Pushing Pause: Our Day in Oxford, England

Salt Lake City, Utah, Monday afternoon, July 10: I sat in my doctor’s office. After waiting for more than an hour, he walked into the room. I could tell he was upset and I knew why. Do not worry. There was no devastating news. ...Read More

CrazyUS 4.0: Exposing My Vulnerability

A little over ten years ago I blogged daily.  With an an average of 20,000 daily readers, I was on my way to becoming a well known public voice.  I loved it. In truth, I have always written. Sometimes my writing is sloppy and ...Read More

I Was Blind But Now I See — Literally

I had no idea. Sure, I kind of knew I was depressed. I just thought it was my typical Seasonal Affected Disorder. Winter grey is no fun every single year. As a result of my malaise, I was not correlating that the darkness I ...Read More

Trust Me

  A friend recently suggested I listen to Brené Brown’s talk entitled, “The Anatomy of Trust.” I was like, “Who is Brené Brown? And why do you always refer to her?” Apparently I am nearly the last people on Earth who has not heard ...Read More

Keeping it Real As We Make Our Way Home

[Be warned: Not only did we cover a lot of physical territory on our return flight, my words here are all over the map!] It is 6:30 AM.  We are on the last leg of our epic adventure, traveling on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to ...Read More