failing

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default. -J.K. Rowling Go for your dreams!!! Even if you fail, at least you tried. It’s all about baby steps. It’s all about learning […]

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speak your truth

Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original. Whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) You will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it. -C.S. Lewis This can be hard for […]

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the things we take for granted

I opened two gifts this morning. They were my eyes. – Anon Sometimes we take things for granted. The people, things, moments that are always there or happen every day. Today, I’m thankful for my vision and for this beautiful view out my window. I used to play a game with my friend, Jody. We […]

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thank you

I shot this photo in Sedona, AZ at sunrise. ❤️ Today, let’s just say thank you. Focus on what you have instead of what you don’t have. Say I can instead of I can’t. You’ve got this. XO

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lessons

I bought this awesome box of 365 quotes at Hummingbird House in Sedona designed by Sugarboo & Co. I’m so excited to read one every day! We are here to learn lessons, and the world is our teacher. When we fail to learn a lesson, we get to take it again and again. Once we […]

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running vibes

I’m sitting in my hotel in Sedona, AZ and right outside my window, they are setting up for the Sedona Half Marathon, 10k & 5k. It’s only 6:30 AM and I can already feel the excitement and energy. I find myself with a lump in my throat. There is something about running a race that […]

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the fog

There’s something about February that makes me feel lighter, like a heavy fog lifting. January is a hard month for me. Anyone else? I feel pressure to start the new year with a bang, to set new goals, work harder, do better. All while reflecting on the previous year. The good and the bad, what […]

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Mamma Mia! – The Ordway

The Ordway kicks off their 2018-19 Broadway Series perfectly with the Tony Award-winning musical, Mamma Mia!. Incredible show, cast, and music! I know most of the world knows the story but here’s a quick overview. 😉 A cherished story of friendship, love, and family set on a beautiful Greek island where a mother, her daughter, and […]

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Carmen – Mill City Summer Opera

Music by Georges Bizet | Libretto by Henri Meilhac & Ludovic Halévy Experience Carmen under the stars at Mill City Museum! The Mill City Summer Opera is a show that I look forward to every year. It’s such a unique experience. There’s something about being out in the fresh air, in the historic ruins of Mill City […]

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West Side Story – Guthrie Theater

Leonard Bernstein would have been 100 this year. His daughter shared a beautiful memory about her father. He believed that if he “just wrote a good enough melody that maybe he could heal the world”. Maybe the world isn’t completely healed but the moment that I sat in the Wurtele Thrust Theater, the music filling […]

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