Cautionary tale or inspiring example?

My sister is considering starting her own business helping people get their financial houses in order. Kind of a life coach for this one little slice of life. She’d be great at it. She’s empathetic, gives tangible advice and is highly organized. She admires Dave Ramsey, wants to go do…

Small changes reap the biggest rewards

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” 
– Leo Tolstoy Change. I think about it a lot. I griped about it related to our local TED event last year. I struggle with it daily. I want to be it. I want to cause it….

Two challenges for 2011

I’ve been wanting to tackle a BAHG. Or at least a miniature one. Something. I wanted an opportunity to push myself short-term, learn something new and ship, ship, ship. Not to mention, setting a goal (and sharing it publicly) forces me to keep going and complete the task even after…

Bookpile: November 2010

Ninth Grade Slays, Tenth Grade Bleeds – Next two in the chronicles of Vladimir tod series. And it’s just getting better. The drama is building, the characters are deepening. Really enjoying this group of books. Enough angst and star-crossed lovership to please girl readers, tons of action and fight scenes…