There have been a handful of times in my life when I felt that my death was one more wrong decision away. That night was one of them. … Read More Part 1: Why the Farm Girl Left Iowa
Hearing someone call me brave, even if it was only one person, was so much better than being called smart a million times.… Read More What Is A Growth Mindset and Why Is It So Important?
A simple, fresh recipe from a dear Italian friend.… Read More Frankie’s Classic Homemade Marinara Sauce
Yes. I really know what that sounds like. I’ll start by saying memory is a strange thing. How there are big things you can completly forget and little things you remember with absolute clarity. Sometimes the memory isn’t really whole, it’s just one piece that you can see or hear over and over again. And… Read More Why I Love the Sound of Falling Off a Ladder
I had a conversation with a friend this week that sort of troubled me. It was mostly about the idea of ‘settling’. Whether it’s your job or the city you live in, your spouse, your house, your… anything – what if the life you’re living just isn’t what you imagined it would be? What does… Read More Did I ‘Settle’?