It’s all relative

I was honored to present the following on The North Raleigh Rotary Club's family day. In high school, one of my English teachers gave us a creative writing assignment. We were to pick any literary classic and re-write it as a modern retelling. I thought there had been enough adaptations of stories like Romeo and … Continue reading It’s all relative

This invention can be yours too for just 5 easy payments

The east coast of the United States has been drenched over the past several weeks. Yes, California, I hear you out there. I am not complaining. I am merely stating a fact. After a week of constant precipitation, I had given up trying to limit the mess my housebound children left in their wake, but when … Continue reading This invention can be yours too for just 5 easy payments

Happiness and Self Fulfilling Prophecy

I remember my very first performance review. I had sat nervously at my desk waiting to be called into my manager's office, feeling very much like a student asked to meet with the principal. I watched as a colleague exited signaling that it was my turn. My boss slid a piece a paper toward me detailing … Continue reading Happiness and Self Fulfilling Prophecy