Chutzpah! Do You Have It?

  “People think chutzpah is in the genes.  It isn’t…..it’s in the needing and wanting and being willing to fall on your face. It isn’t fun….who wants all that rejection, but life is sweeter if you make yourself do uncomfortable things” -Helen Gurley Brown This is my husband jumping his quad at the sand dunes.  We used to load up… Read more →

A Lesson in Tenacity

    “Let me tell you the secret that had led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.” -Louis Pasteur   This past weekend my Husband and I headed up to Park City, Utah for a snowboarding trip.  My husband loves snowboarding.  I on the other hand have only gone twice.  The first time was about… Read more →


 Photo via Sloan Photographers  “The task is to recognize that you are uniquely special, have something to give, some talent that no one else shares in quite the same way.  This gift needs to blossom so we can appreciate and enjoy the benefits of it and acknowledge you for it.  You owe this to yourself and to all of us… Read more →


  “Loving yourself involves the discovery of the true wonder of you; not only the present you, but the many possibilities of you.  It involves the continual realization that you are unique, like no other person in the world, that life is, or should be, the discovery, the development, and the sharing of this uniqueness.”   How many of us… Read more →


  “Look for something, find something else, and realize that what you’ve found is more suited to your needs than what you thought you were looking for.” -Lawrence Block     During my teenage years one of my favorite sayings was, “Serendipity Baby!!!”  My friend Cricket and her sons taught me that saying.  I don’t even think I knew what… Read more →


  “People who love each other fully are truly the happiest people in the world.  They may have little, they may have nothing, but they are happy people. Everything depends on how  we love one another.” -Mother Teresa                             Love; pure, raw, real, genuine love, makes the… Read more →


  “Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: I’m with you kid, let’s go.” -Mary Angelou   It’s a brand new year. 2014. I love the New Year.  I love a fresh start.  I love setting new goals. I love to dream big dreams.  I have a vision board with my goals on it that I keep… Read more →