Category: Voice Lessons

These publications were written for my monthly newsletter Voice Lessons.

Thanks For Nothing

November 30, 2018

Ah, the provocative title. ‘Thanks for nothing.’ Kind of snarky and self-pitying, right? But never fear, the story turns out to be a positive one.
I […]

Carpe Diem

November 1, 2018

When I was 10, I went for the first, and last time, to Camp Lake Hubert in Northern MN. I was terribly homesick for most […]

I’m Not Going Anywhere

October 1, 2018

As a woman who works (with a capital “W”) in communication as my life’s work, I find myself this month at a loss. The act […]

Overwhelmed Already?

September 4, 2018

As schools start and my work moves into a higher gear, I find myself more fatigued. I am not as ‘ready’ for the intensity of […]

Long Way To Go

August 1, 2018

When I was starting 5th grade, my mother wrote to my teacher that I lacked empathy. I caught a glimpse of that note, felt the […]

Adulting 101

July 2, 2018

My nephews are rising first and third graders. They will spend the summer playing baseball, swimming, and having fun. In August, they will head back […]

Noticing What We Are Missing

June 1, 2018

I put a stone Buddha on my porch Sunday afternoon. It sits within my plants. It makes me smile every time I look out onto […]

My Toenail Fell Off – Change Is Afoot

May 1, 2018

Excuse the pun in the title of this newsletter but I lost my big toenail. After years of dealing with a toenail injury caused by […]

What’s The Next Right Step

April 2, 2018

I hesitate to be such a downer, but things aren’t okay. My father is in hospice. My country is dealing with disarray on a scale […]

Everything I Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

March 1, 2018

Just returned from time at home seeing family in MN. Nothing like February in Minnesota. Actually, it was sunny and over 30 degrees on some […]