“I value you.”

“I value you.”

My daughter occasionally disappears for hours at a time, only to emerge with a beautiful piece of jewelry she’s just created. This is her love language; she translates an emotion she may not always verbally or physically express, and pours that love into the...
Loosen your grip

Loosen your grip

One of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever received is to hold the things I value, lightly. This doesn’t mean we don’t treasure what we have. We can absolutely cradle those precious things in the palms of our hands.  But it does mean we don’t grasp the things we value...
Journey to Shanghai

Journey to Shanghai

This journey from Seattle to Shanghai began months ago, when I found my dream job and my dream job found me. It was everything I was looking for in the back half of my career after a marvelous professional halftime! What makes it the perfect job? Head: I’m...
It’s good to be home.

It’s good to be home.

I know it’s not easy to stay home. Friends are going stir-crazy. Loved ones are separated during times of crisis. Yet, I can’t help be also feel grateful. We are ensconced in the comfort of a lovely home with (more than) basic necessities well supplied. We...