A Stensen Buck Visit

On a sunset hike, Stensen sits in the tall grass and contemplates the end of the day You may know that Stensen, my son, lives in GA. He generally comes out for a visit in summer and during Christmas. We love having him here sooooo much. Today he left to fly back home and I … Continue reading A Stensen Buck Visit

Fun and Beautiful Business in Idaho

I live and work out of home in the Salt Lake City area. I travel a lot to the states in my region (UT, CA, NV, AZ, NM, HI, NE, OK, KS, CO). My boss, who oversees the entire nation, lives in Boise, ID. I have been to Idaho about 3 times ever. Two of … Continue reading Fun and Beautiful Business in Idaho

The Yellow Rose

**Note to readers: this post is about the loss of a child and may be difficult for some readers. It has taken me over 12 years to get to the point where I could write this. It has taken so long because, in some ways, I have acted like this did not happen. Unfortunately, it … Continue reading The Yellow Rose

Challenges Should Motivates Us

I am an outdoorsy type of person. I live in Utah and am surrounded by so many options for outdoor fun. Hiking is one of my favorite things to do. There are so many trails here that it would take me more years than I have left to get to them all. One of the … Continue reading Challenges Should Motivates Us

Empathy Requires Understanding with Your Brain, Heart and Ears

  According to noted author Brene Brown, empathy is feeling WITH someone. This frequently gets confused with sympathy, which is feeling FOR someone. Below is a parable to help explain. Imagine someone is trapped in a deep well and they shout out from the bottom, “It’s dark and scary down here. I’m overwhelmed.” A SYMPATHETIC person … Continue reading Empathy Requires Understanding with Your Brain, Heart and Ears