I do not mean to suggest it's all rainbows and cupcakes. Of course there are times when it is grueling and heartbreaking and dull. But I am a better person for being her mother.Read More
We hope that by understanding other people we will understand ourselves. We are the great unknown.Read More
I started a new job this week. It's the first time I've started a new job in a decade. A DECADE. Think about how much you change from age 0 to age 10, from age 10 to age 20... Well, I started my last job the year I turned 30, and this is the year I turned 40, and here I am.
Are all 10-year intervals created equal? Is 30-to-40 the same distance as the distance between 5 and 15? 60 and 70?
We aren't trained for "and." We are trained that the enjoyable must be at odds with the challenging. And yet the two extremes co-exist, nearly constantly.Read More