Exciting News!

For those of you that don't know, I'm the director of development (aka head fundraiser) at a kickass nonprofit called The Financial Clinic. The "Clinic" works to build financial security and to promote financial mobility for America's working poor. "What the heck does that mean?" you say. It means we work to make it possible … Continue reading Exciting News!

Stress, vanity and the election of 2016

2016 has been a particularly stressful election cycle. Civil discourse gave way to hateful rhetoric, dismissive sarcasm and finger-pointing. We are all on edge, frazzled and exhausted. My stress manifests itself in  a glorious combination of gastro-intestinal and epidermal expressions. I've been bloated for weeks. My lips are perennially cracked and my skin has been raw and dull since August. Today I woke up … Continue reading Stress, vanity and the election of 2016

Rockstar Series 2016: A Woman of Substance

I am beyond excited to be reintroducing the Rockstar Series with the amazing Cindy Lou! She's a badass professional lady, a wonderful friend, and frankly, something of a force of nature. She's been cracking me up and inspiring me since 2010 and I'm so thrilled to get to introduce her to all of you! When … Continue reading Rockstar Series 2016: A Woman of Substance

This time last year

Last summer my world went topsy turvy. I went through a breakup. We all go through them, and as far as I can tell, they always suck. Even under the most copacetic of circumstances, breakups are hard. To get us all in the same headspace, I want you to go on a little journey with me. You … Continue reading This time last year

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I won something and I’m angry.

I raced my first tri of the season this past weekend, and it was fantastic. The weather was perfect (overcast), I enjoyed every minute, pushed myself to a level that still felt comfortable, and placed in my age group - a first for me! But today, I'm kind of pissed off. I'd been doubting how … Continue reading I won something and I’m angry.