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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: If it worked for the Granny that wanted Coors Light, maybe it will work for me too! I accidentally did 3 things right before #StayAtHome. Got my hair done. Bought extra Trader Joe’s salsa verde. And stocked up on The Body Shop body butter. Now 47 years into this exile (ok, a wee bit dramatic), […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: Let kindness reign. This morning I came upon a older man on the ground, his dog licking his face and a woman calling the police. Moments earlier a man had attacked him for no reason, punched him in the face and shoved him violently to the ground. The woman had […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: It’s called the Root Slayer. And it means business! Gardening is a passion for me. Planting seeds, nurturing growth, watering, fertilizing. And sometimes erradicating weeds. Someone posed a question the other day. “How do you deal with a toxic employee?”  There are so many potential answers to that question, but […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: You reap what you sow. I know that it is only a date on a calendar, but the first day of Spring fills me with joyful glee and anticipation for my little urban garden. My first attempt at garlic seems to be off to a good start! I recently met […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: You can only play with the cards you are dealt. Unless you cheat. Why does the word make us nervous? Cheating doesn’t always have to be a negative. Some people cheat death. You can have a diet cheat day. And you can change the rules or game for some things […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: What trade secrets do we lock up tight? I was talking today to someone who used to work for me. It is always good to catch up with him and talk about the joys and challenges of leadership.  He was talking about how important it is to get to know […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I emailed the customer again last week and still no response! A frustrated sales rep said this to me. Me: When was the last time you talked to her? Her: I email her once a month at least, and she never responds. Me: When did you speak last? Her: She […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I must be craving carbs. I wrote about pancakes on Monday, and waffles today. My attempt at a Keto diet is clearly catching up with me. Whenever I get on the plane anywhere in the South I start dreaming of breakfast. I can never decide if my hash browns should […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: What would it be like to see yourself on the cover of a magazine? I was pleasantly surprised to see Michael Strahan on the cover of February’s Delta’s Sky magazine. Having the honor of meeting him a few times, he is an absolutely lovely person. Reading the article, I was […]

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Thoughts From the Coffee Table: I never have any fun. Almost 4 years ago navy blue became my gateway drug to fun hair colors. It was a very stressful time and I felt many things were out of my control. As my hairstylist and I contemplated various shades of blond, I said, “Let’s put some […]

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