Taking Time & Space

What a pleasure to spend time with Dr. Michelle Pokorny on The Bearing Life® Podcast. She offered such great insight, wisdom, and practical helps for us to recognize and counter burnout in our lives. From now until the end of the year, the array of holidays, events, and workload can often feel like our busyness increases […]

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The Fall of Leaves

I love the smells and sights of fall, especially the reds, golds, and oranges of the leaves. There is such beauty in how they transform on trees and paint a warm nature painting, then eventually dance to the ground. Growing up in a state with minimal autumn brilliance, I always find wonder and amazement in […]

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Journey Together

I had so much fun with my friend Jennifer on the podcast this week. We really are young at heart and love looking back at what started our friendship long ago and how we’ve journeyed through life. Even though we’ve lived in different places, had different careers, and periods of time when we lost touch […]

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A Look Back

How did the piano, singing in the bathroom, and a mutual love for Barry Manilow cement lifelong bonds of friendship? Join me and my friend, Jennifer Quinlan, on The Bearing Life® Podcast this week as we look back and talk about our lifetime of friendship…how we first met, ways we’ve reconnected throughout life (thank you […]

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A Wave of Light

Today is a day to honor. To honor your friends who have lost a child. Today is a day to remember. To remember the life you carried. Today is a day to love. To love your family and friends who walk alongside you. In October each year, during Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, I […]

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Traveling the Terrain

The off-road trip under a brilliant blue sky, through changing colors of Fall, proved a breathtaking, memory-making day with a couple of family members. Such a wonderful reminder that having others along for the ride, literally, multiplies joy, both in the moment and in the memory reflection and remembrance. When we choose to travel with […]

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Keep Pedaling

I’m still amazed by Neil Tomba’s big dream and journey, aren’t you? In case you missed the podcast episode, we talked about his June 2019 trip across the US, from Santa Monica, CA to Annapolis, MD, pedaling his bicycle (33 days, 3,000 miles) accompanied by his co-riders, and team in two vehicles. What a dream […]

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Mountain Dreaming

This remains one of the most beautiful spots I’ve ever visited. I remember stopping and sitting there, soaking in the mountain majesty before capturing it digitally and moving on to experience a harrowing off-road mountain pass. When I reflect on big life dreams, something like this picture comes to mind. The awesome, overwhelming size and […]

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