The Color of Life – Meet Cara 14 of 52 Phenomenal Women

Meet Cara: (In her own words) “I was twelve years old when it hit me for the first time: there was nothing more powerful than words. Perhaps in a last-ditch effort to give her students something to do at the end of the school year, my sixth grade teacher assigned my classmates and I one […]

Om is where your heart is… Meet Alessandra 13 of 52 Phenomenal Women

Meet Alessandra: (In her own words) People tell me at work that when they see me they remember to pause and take a breath.  They take a moment to get out of their head, their worries, their anxiety.  Others ask me how I can keep a sense of calm and focus when the pressure is […]

A Life Filled With Travel : Meet Annita 10 of 52 Phenomenal Women

Meet Annita: in her own words “Becoming a world traveler wasn’t on my radar as a young girl. I  wanted to be a businesswoman who would take the world by storm or at least my hometown. However, as fate would have it travel entered my life via WWII stories my father shared and I lingered […]

The girl that lived: Meet Liz – 9 of 52 Phenomenal Women

*** Please follow along on instagram as well and learn more about Liz. This year for my birthday , I am embarking on a weekly photo essay project highlighting 52 Phenomenal Women. This is week 9 of 52. Participants in this project will be supporting the efforts of Dress for Success Worldwide – Central. We are all stronger together and it is my sincere hope that we will be inspired by each other’s stories. Now is the time to celebrate as well as encourage one another. Tell your story!***

One mile at a time; this dedicated walker is one to remember: Meet Dani – 4 of 52 Phenomenal Women

Meet Dani: We met years ago through our local parish. Both of us were volunteering and supporting our church/community at large. I’ve always been drawn to Dani’s welcoming and supportive nature. She has a smile and an energy level that is contagious. Dani retired from her position as Mergers/Acquisitions Clearance Director at the law firm, […]

Outdoor family travel Episode #5 – Even the hangry tantrums will become fond memories after a while.

Ah, school has been out for what feels like centuries and the day you’ve been planning for has finally arrived.  Time to hit the road for some family time! Let’s continue to be honest with each other.  This is no time for sugar coating the truth.  With expectations sky high, there are bound to be […]

Outdoor family travel Episode #4 – Traveling light.

Why leave home if you’re just taking your entire house/condo/apartment with you?      What did your packing list look like the last time you headed out to “get away from it all”?  Did you need an 18 foot moving truck, or could the entire lot qualify for carry on status?  I know, it’s hard […]