Mindcamp Southwest: New Frontiers

Something tells me there’s a wealth of innovative, creative, design thinking, leaders out there. That’s you, right? If so, you might be interested in checking out a really cool creativity conference coming to Arizona March 1st-4th. It’s a four-day micro-university for personal, professional, and organizational creativity — a feast of concurrent sessions presented by the best… Read More

Variations on a Theme: Headshots

I was thrilled when my friend Michelle Auerbach, author, speaker, and storytelling consultant, recently asked me to take some headshots for her upcoming book. It was a busy time for both of us. It was the December holidays, I was traveling and working on several projects, and more importantly I was in town to celebrate Michelle… Read More

Weathered: Weekly Photo Challenge

The western United States is growing exponentially. Expanding communities, new buildings popping up, public transportation reaching further and faster from urban settings into the sprawl of suburbia life. Change is inevitable, and often seen as progress. Change can mean a way for conveniences and necessities to be accessed closer to populations of people, and in… Read More

2017 Favorites: Weekly Photo Challenge

I’d like start my first post of the 2018 New Year by saying Thank You!! to all the people out in the blog-o-sphere who are following me, and who found my  Ascend Weekly Photo Challenge  post. I’m not quite sure what happened, but somehow while I was busy with holidays, wedding celebrations, family & friends,… Read More

Ascend: Weekly Photo Challenge

This week’s photo challenge is about upward movement. The air was incredibly clear and crisp, and the sun was just beginning to peek over the ridge the morning I left for the Animas Valley Hot Air Ballon Rally. By the time I drove west to the Animas Valley, the sky was brilliant blue, and made… Read More

Inheritance: One Word Prompt

As the years pass, more and more frequently when I look in the mirror I sometimes do a double-take because I see my Mom’s face before I recognize the reflection as my own. Even the ever popular social media platform Facebook constantly wants to tag me as my Mom, which is interesting because she passed-on… Read More

Cheeky: Weekly Photo Challenge

It was just after breakfast when our group piled into the microbus to drive to our final destination on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica. I really had no idea what to expect from the journey ahead. Except that it would be long. And could quickly become even longer if the road was washed out… Read More