Author: Laura

  • Find Your Pace

    Happy Monday!   Are you ready for our second week of December? It really feels like the calendar is running full speed to its end this year, doesn’t it? It makes me examine my own pace and ask myself the question: Am I racing too quickly to the finish line?  I recently joined the wellness council […]

  • Why I Write

    You know when you get an idea? But it’s not even an idea yet. It’s still just a feeling, an essence. An essence that seems to help it all make sense. You try to put it into words, but it gets lost somehow – in the translation. So you go back to what you were […]

  • A Walk Through Joshua Tree

    We chose The Hidden Valley Trail. An easy 1-mile hike I thought the girls could handle. I watched as they ran free along the clearly marked trail. The blue sky speckled with perfectly white clouds. A landscape painted with rocks that rose from the ground like water-logged sandcastles. The girls giggled at the sight of […]

  • Listen to the Silence

    I found myself caught up in my own chatter this morning. I have a tendency to work through things this way. Rather than sit with my thoughts, I push them out, and often onto an unsuspecting victim. Sometimes this is well received and ends productive. This morning that was not the case. But instead of […]

  • The Route Home

    It was about 18 months ago that my husband and I decided to leave California and plant ourselves back on the East coast. For 15 years we’d been cultivating a life that was all our own. We had businesses, friends that were like family, and a whole new world at our fingertips. So what made […]