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Dear Community, Maybe it’s my rule-breaker nature, but I’m much more hermit than social butterfly, this time of year. Don’t get me wrong: I love a girlfriends’ soirée. (I’ll have cupcakes and Pinot Noir with the best of them.) And my little family has our own annual Holiday rituals. But for me, this is mostly a time of year to slow down. To take stock. To reflect and honor. To look back over the year that’s ending … before setting…

December 18, 2017
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Has this ever happened to you? Someone asks you a question — one you know the answer to, inside and out, like the back of your very own hand. But somehow, for some reason, you flub it. You give a weirdly incomplete or off-the-mark answer. Like when someone asks you how you got into the work you do. And you give a quick recap of the story … and later realize that you only told the boring bits! Somehow, you…

November 28, 2017
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The true story of how I hyperventilated at the car dealership Yes, I hyperventilate in some big ticket money decisions…like this one. “Good car, good car,” I said, patting the dashboard of our electric Nissan Leaf. Our little family is so grateful for this car. It reduces our carbon footprint — and shows our son how fun and cool that can be! It gives us tons more freedom than when we only had one car. And it runs like a…

October 25, 2017
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