Tag Archives: Life Lessons

January 01

2016 Resolutions

So in looking back at 2015 Unresolutions, I did pretty well with focusing on my goals and tackling my resolutions. This year I am getting pretty specific on what I want to achieve. I am narrowing it down to 6 goals. Career – Focus on my job. Accomplish 1 major career enhancement or education, 1 […]

December 20

Paradoxical Commandments

The Paradoxical Commandments were written by Kent M. Keith in 1968 as part of a booklet for student leaders. For more than thirty years, the Paradoxical Commandments have circled the globe. I hope you enjoy. “Paradoxical Commandments” By Dr. Kent Keith People are unreasonable, illogical and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people […]

July 05

Sunday Morning Brunch by the Bay

This morning with a hearty appetite, Max and I jumped in Dean (my BMW X1) to visit a friend who lives in the Oakland Hills. Now my friend and I don’t get to see each other nearly enough and she is one of the most incredible people I know. You know those people who emanate […]

July 02

You Don’t Take A Photograph, You Make It.

Originally posted on Through Open Lens:
F/2.5, 1/60, ISO 100. Day 186 / 365 We all have a photographic memory.  Just some of us are lacking the film. Interesting Fact: Long before the first public announcements of photographic processes in 1839, Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, a scientifically-minded gentleman living on his country estate near Chalon-sur-Saône, France,…

March 25

The common mistake made by a serial monogomist

Originally posted on liberated passion:
Serial Monogamist (as defined by Urban Dictionary); one who spends as little time as possible being single, moving from the end of one relationship to the beginning of a new relationship as quickly as possible. The number one common mistake made by a serial monogamist is the fact that you…

March 24

Pretty Different..

March 22

Exploring Angel Island

Yesterday, we celebrated Marissa’s birthday by hiking Angel Island. It was a day spent exploring the Immigration Compound, the Nike Nuclear Missile Stations and views overlooking the Bay. From 1910 to 1940, the U.S. Immigration Station processed hundreds of thousands of immigrants.

March 16

Going for Broke

Go for broke is a phrase from Hawaiian Pidgin meaning “to wager everything”. It was the motto of a World War II Japanese-American military unit, the 442nd Infantry Regiment. Go for broke or going for broke. Source: Wikipedia. My teacher used to say that in life you have three choices: 1) Give up 2) Give in […]

March 11

Why Blogging Is A Must

Originally posted on The Return of the Modern Philosopher:
Happy Saturday, Modern Philosophers! I thought I’d try something different with this week’s Jump Start Your Brain post.  I know it’s late in the day to give your gray matter a jolt, but I wanted to share some Deep Thoughts that will kick your thought process…

February 25

The Ghosts of Boyfriends Past

One of the experiences I have been exploring is how to keep my prior self. How do I connect with my past while continuing to grow into my adult self. So the universe gave me a gift. This week an old boyfriend – Jeffrey – and I connected. We dated 10 years ago while I […]