The Water and the Pump

I listened to a friend talking the other day about her pilot husband who would just not give it up. His entire career had been devoted to piloting passengers across the US. After he retired, he volunteered for the Air National Guard. Now, years later, he’s still flying solo. She’s concerned that

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Qualities for Crones to Cultivate

Maiden – Mother – Crone:  These are the three attributes of a woman from ancient cultures.  The old photo above is me, my mom and my daughter. I think of those stages as a flower:  The Maiden

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But isn’t self care…. selfish?

I certainly hope so!  It’s about time. Here’s the deal.  If you don’t respect yourself, how can you expect others to respect you?  If putting your needs first will disrupt your family system or work situation, then it’s time to pay attention to the system. In addition to our

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MOOC Your Way to a New Beginning

Our aspirations are our possibilities - Robert Browning
Have you ever heard of a MOOC? No, it isn’t an exotic cow; it’s a Massive Open Online Course. Through a MOOC, you can

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Late Bloomer? We’re Counting on YOU!

It wasn’t until I was in my mid-40’s that I knew what I wanted to be when I grew up. Marrying my high school sweetheart very young, and bearing 2 children 10 years apart, I was never interested in a career beyond the odd job to help out. Everything changed when my marriage ended abruptly and I had to fend for myself. That path led me

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