Create a Shared Vision

Two weeks ago, we began a 5-week series on how to ACT with POWER, the third step in the Leader in You framework (download our overview of this framework here). Within our ACT with POWER framework, there are 5 critical actions that powerful leaders must do to move forward on important issues and »»Read Full Post

Pick Pacific pink shrimp, skip peeling, deveining

This blog has been awash over the past week in seafood recipes. It’s not an uncommon topic, as I explained in my latest podcast. This South Coast native craves her seafood since moving two decades ago to this landlocked region, where fresh fill and shellfish can be hard to come »»Read Full Post

Wedding Fairy Comes Alive at 69

Determined to set another stage of Awesome Aging into motion as I turned 69 April 5, I knew I must do some new things I've never done before in my life. It makes for an exciting new life stage. Hence, an opportunity arose for me to participate in a wedding »»Read Full Post

"I am There"

Recently I learned about the mystical poem ‘I am There’ by James Dillet Freeman.  He is sometimes known as “the poet laureate of the moon” because two of his poems are on the moon.   ‘I Am There’ was taken by Astronaut, James B. Irwin in 1971 and ‘Prayer for »»Read Full Post

Spanish moss on a live oak tree in Louisiana

"I Am Louisiana" by Paul Ott "I'm Spanish moss on a live oak tree Cajun fried shrimp and a cypress knee I'm Bienville, Captain Shreve, Beauregard, Zach Taylor and Jean LaFitte I'm New Orleans, the land of dreams Creole cookin' and a Mardi Gras king I'm a thoroughbred racin' at »»Read Full Post