NOTHING BAD HAPPENS IN SEASIDE

NOTHING BAD HAPPENS IN SEASIDE

What’s your automatic reaction when things don’t quite turn out the way you expected but instead turn nerve-wracking? Not fun, right?  There’s a way to respond, though, that helps make it better instead of worse. Things like these happen, at least once, to most people. How do you handle such situations?

3 YEARS, 3 PRACTICES

3 YEARS, 3 PRACTICES

Three years ago today, on a perfect October afternoon, surrounded by people we love, Tom and I said “I do” to each other and the promise of a wonderful life together. It just keeps getting better! Here’s how we make sure of it.  

DISRUPTED

DISRUPTED

Why I picked up this book: I was curious: what is it like to be a 50-ish journalist working in a culture run by young tecchies? This had to be good. It was. What it’s about: Dan Lyons wrote for Newsweek for twenty-five years, and upon being fired, went to work for Hubspot, a start-up located in …

THE UNEXPECTED REMARK

THE UNEXPECTED REMARK

Something strange happened to me last weekend. A young girl yelled a profanity at me at LSU. I was so close to unleashing my automatic response to the situation. But luckily, some part of me stayed aware – watch below for the full story.

IN A DIFFERENT KEY

IN A DIFFERENT KEY

In a Different Key: The Story of Autism by John Donvan and Caren Zucker. Why I picked up this book:  I have an autistic cousin, and I also love learning about how the mind works in different people. What’s it about? Comprehensive history about the emergence of the autism and Aspergers diagnoses; the changing story of how …