Gratitude for the Journey


Today is my 40th Birthday. I had plans of going on a hike with friends, celebrating at a The Millworks (my favorite local restaurant/gallery/brewery) and then checking out some improv at my favorite spot for comedy, the Harrisburg Improv Theatre.  But finding myself indoors these days due to the COVID-19 Pandemic means I need to…

10 Best Experiences of 2019


“Life is about accepting the challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart It’s Christmas Eve and I’m sitting in front of my candle-lit fireplace, drinking some sparkling water and sipping on a cabernet from 2017. I page through the “workbook” I’d used…

Facing Fear while Rafting on the Youghiogheny River


“Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.” ― Seneca If someone had told me that I’d be rafting in one of the most dangerous rivers in Pennsylvania in January, I don’t know that I would’ve believed them. I created a vision board at the beginning of this year with…