The Art of Conversation

I have decided to own something that I’m good at. I’m good at making conversation. Probably because I actually like people and I really enjoy a good conversation – in fact I crave it. The Hub would joke with me that I could go into a public restroom and come … Continue reading The Art of Conversation

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Dear Me…

I woke up to this text… “I have a challenge for you Stephanie…right when you wake up write a congratulatory note to yourself from your 70 year old self for all the accomplishments you’ve made up until now, the things you’re proud that you’ve done, the person you are, path … Continue reading Dear Me…

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Implore

Litter Critter

I’ve got a thing for…garbage. Yes garbage, it may sound a little odd but it drives me crazy nature is infected with litter as it was recently on a potentially beautiful beach in Florida. All our senses were being stimulated – fresh air filling up our lungs, waves crashing, salt water dusting our … Continue reading Implore

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30 Days of Something

If you read my latest book, The Try Angle – A New Slant on Life (if you haven’t, shame shame – go get it right now – I’ll wait…           ) then you may know that one of my 50 challenges in my 50th year was to go Vegan for … Continue reading 30 Days of Something

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It’s a Love Story

Whatever you think of V-Day, in the spirit of the month of Love, I bring to you this three minute masterpiece of nature. I’ve never seen anything like it before. Take a peek-I’ll wait… What did you think? This video made me ponder about the time, care and effort I … Continue reading It’s a Love Story

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Do you get Annoyed?

  My seat-mate on a recent flight told me about a call she received from her ex-husband. He was driving down the highway and saw what he thought was her Dad sitting on the trunk of his car reading a newspaper on the side of the road. It turns out … Continue reading Do you get Annoyed?

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Ay Caramba

It’s always a beautiful end to my year, the annual conference for my professional speaking association (CAPS). This year I was not on stage and I did not have a big volunteer role, mostly I was there to learn, share, grow and belong – the four words that encapsulate our … Continue reading Ay Caramba

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Impact and Influence

I noticed her in the background standing alone. Other people took turns speaking with me after the program and she was patiently waiting her turn – not in line – in the background behind the line. When I was alone, she approached. “I really enjoyed your talk; I wondered if … Continue reading Impact and Influence

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