It’s My One Year Anniversary of Quitting My Job…And I’m Loving It!

By | 2017-06-21T10:06:06+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Life|

Time to Quit = Time to Live I can't believe it's been a whole year since I stepped foot into my office.  I had worked at my company for 15 years.  That's 15 years of relationships, career growth, accomplishments, personal growth, identity, steady salary...and I walked away from it all.  Want to know why? I was miserable. For the last year or two of my corporate career, I was feeling a [...]

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10 Reasons to Leave Silicon Valley

By | 2016-09-12T07:36:22+00:00 February 10th, 2016|Life, Uncategorized|

Silicon Valley…a hub for technology innovation, and one of the most expensive places to live in the US.   I grew up here, and I’ve seen it change a lot over the years. I wanted to experience other places, so I went to college in Colorado and graduate school in Maryland.  But, when it came time to look for jobs, my husband and I decided to return “home” to be closer [...]

Life and Loss

By | 2016-09-22T08:54:11+00:00 November 21st, 2014|Life|

"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us." -Galdalf My dad passed away just over ten days ago.  It was sudden, but not altogether unexpected...his health had been poor.  Death has a way of taking over your entire life for a while.  The grief bubbles to the surface, and replaces your ability to focus or make decisions, and day-to-day things are somehow more [...]

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A Sudsy Surprise

By | 2016-09-20T08:43:50+00:00 June 23rd, 2014|Laundry Room, Life|

We’ve been doing a lot of work in our laundry room lately, and today noticed an unwelcome surprise – suds spewing out the back of the washing machine!  What the heck!  I’ve never seen so many bubbles… It was just like on TV when they put in too much detergent and suds end up all over the place.  Only, it’s not as funny when it’s happening to you. Here is [...]