Monthly Archives: July 2011
We are in Sonoma this week, celebrating my partner’s 50th birthday. It has been a week of amazing weather, great wine tasting, slowing things down (just a bit) and appreciating a section of the country that has everything in bloom at this very moment. I see why so many people live here. Sonoma and Napa are world renowned … Continue reading
My dad just turned 80. He is a young 80 – still spends every possible moment in the garden and helping others learn the skills of world-class gardening. Maybe he is like this because he is Italian. Actually, maybe he is like this because he makes wise decisions about his life to ensure each day … Continue reading
You’re amazing… no, extraordinary! Start each day by looking in the mirror and appreciating your greatness. Then go out and live inspired.
You have brains in your head, You have feet in your shoes, You can steer yourself, In any direction you choose.” Dr. Seuss – from Oh, The Places You’ll Go I love this quote by Dr. Seuss because it reminds me that the greatest gift we get in life is the ability to choose. Our roads in … Continue reading
“Get real with yourself – who are you really, and what do you really want in this life? Only you can answer this.” ~ Jay Forte
n my workplace, I notice those who step up and take action, and those that let others solve the problems and add the value. Those that take action go places – they own their progress, success and direction. The others wait for things to happen; they spend their time thinking that they are victims of management or … Continue reading