The Parable of the Elephant

The Parable of the Elephant

WHAT CAN ELEPHANTS TEACH US ABOUT OURSELVES? A lot, actually.  This last week, I had one of those moments that screams at you to pay attention to it.  Do you know those times that make the hair on the back of your neck stand up? It happened at the gym of all places....
Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

FINDING THE PERFECT, THOUGHTFUL HOLIDAY GIFT IS THE BEST FEELING. I love that feeling of anticipation when you know someone is going to LOVE the gift you picked for them.  This is when giving is truly better than receiving. Am I right? To help with your holiday gift...
Red-Eye Flight Travel Tips

Red-Eye Flight Travel Tips

ARE YOU PLANNING AN UPCOMING TRIP THAT REQUIRES AN OVERNIGHT “RED-EYE” FLIGHT?   I have taken enough of them to have experienced every discomfort one can endure, and have come up with what I think is a mostly foolproof way to get the best sleep possible while...
The Warrior

The Warrior

  ASHLEY ASKED ME TO MAKE A NECKLACE IN HONOR OF HER DEAR FRIEND WHO IS FIGHTING CANCER. ⠀ I’M SO HONORED TO DO THIS FOR HER. I chose Athena (Greek coin) because she is a courageous fighter. Here is what the card I included with the necklace says:⠀ Athena is the...
My Spirit Animal is a Wolf

My Spirit Animal is a Wolf

I WANT TO SHARE SOMETHING THAT I KNOW YOU WILL LOVE. A while ago I heard the coolest podcast.  It was an episode in which I learned about a famous Yellowstone wolf called the ‘06 female. ‘06 because that is the year she was born.  I’m linking to it for you because it...
She Spread Her Wings and Found Her Strength

She Spread Her Wings and Found Her Strength

IMAGINE BEING A YOUNG WOMAN, TRAVELING ALONE TO MARRY A MAN YOU’VE ONLY KNOWN THROUGH WRITING LETTERS, DURING WARTIME ACROSS THE ATLANTIC OCEAN WHILE ENEMY SUBMARINES ARE SINKING BOATS ALL AROUND YOU. This is the story of Margaret Andrea Smith Houston Baxter.  Let me...