Everything gets into everything

Although I lived in Chicago for many St. Patrick’s Days, there was only one year I actually saw the boats out dyeing the river green, and that was in 2003 as I walked to the court house with the first great love of my life, Karsten Soltauer, to get married. We paused for a while Read more about Everything gets into everything[…]

Five Years, and The Good Things on the Other Side of Acceptance

2012 was one of the most profoundly life-altering years for me. I lost my husband, I became chronically injured, my business struggled from my inability to focus on it, many of my friends went through illnesses, divorces, and family deaths of their own — no kidding, it was a very hard time. But in mid-December Read more about Five Years, and The Good Things on the Other Side of Acceptance[…]

Noam Chomsky weighs in on Bernie Sanders’ impact at last night’s Live from the NYPL

A truly wonderful thing about living in New York City: events like the New York Public Library’s Live from the NYPL series. Last night, they hosted Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s finance minister amidst the country’s financial crisis, and Noam Chomsky. I don’t give Noam Chomsky a bio because to me he’s a living legend, but if you’re not Read more about Noam Chomsky weighs in on Bernie Sanders’ impact at last night’s Live from the NYPL[…]

After 12.5 Years in Nashville

It’s time. I’ve sold my car and a third of my belongings (and donated another third to Goodwill) and now I’ve sold my house and I’m officially on my way from Nashville to New York City. If my quick mental tally is anywhere close, I’ve moved at least 30 times. Four metropolitan areas in four states. Five metro areas if you Read more about After 12.5 Years in Nashville[…]

This Week Alone

This week alone, my first week of transitioning to my new business, I have: Spoken to a group of undergrad students about empathy in marketing strategy, prepped for a similar talk to a larger group of students, moderated a panel for a new group for women in technology about visibility and personal brand, been approached about Read more about This Week Alone[…]