Think big

I have a plant that is to become a tree. It has outgrown its current pot. I know this because the leaves are turning brown at the edges and the new offshoots are not sustaining. I must buy a new pot. The right pot. It must be able to hold everything this plant wants...

Giving

I finished Bill Clinton’s book called Giving today. Because of its approachable style and diverse profiles of generous people, it fueled my desire to find more ways to give in my life. And I read it at a time when I had already put some wheels in motion on that...

My heart

My sister had a garage sale out in the Jersey ‘burbs today and the whole family converged. It was fun. The weather was great. We laughed a lot. She was selling a heart-shaped pin that she had never worn. It caught my eye because I love heart-shaped jewelry and...

Rachael’s Big Idea

I caught Rachael Ray on Big Idea the other night. It was a really good interview. When host Donny Deutsch asked her about tips for success, one of them was to “work hard.” Not so illuminating, right? But then she qualified it. Some people work hard and...