Yogi Berra and a Slew of Texans Turn Out the Lights, the Party’s Over

“It ain’t over till it’s over.” Yogi Berra died recently at the age of 90. Even those who were never baseball fans, who never admired his career as a catcher for the Yankees, memorized his stats, emulated his style, collected his player card, and followed his career as a manager have probably paid homage to the… Continue reading Yogi Berra and a Slew of Texans Turn Out the Lights, the Party’s Over

Friends: The Secret to Workout Success

The three of us were paddling along in the lake, talking in the dark. Lindsay had decided that what our pre-dawn aqua jogging session really required was a  pull-behind floating ice chest, something in which to haul the morning beverages that Julie had suggested. Surely Amazon Prime could deliver one to the boat dock before we returned from our… Continue reading Friends: The Secret to Workout Success

That One Thing Needed for Success

Last week, I attended the February Women Communicators of Austin (WCA) meeting. Bethany Andell, president of Savage Brands, spoke to the group about the importance of purpose in business. If you aren’t clear on what that purpose is, the “why” of what the business does, then how do others build trust with that brand? If… Continue reading That One Thing Needed for Success

Future Authors at Austin’s Baranoff Elementary School

Last week, I had the pleasure of participating in the Baranoff Elementary School Young Authors Conference. This was my third year, and as always, it was magical. Whoever came up with the original concept is a genius. Third and fourth graders at the South Austin school spend a day attending a “conference” that features adults… Continue reading Future Authors at Austin’s Baranoff Elementary School

Run Faster–Betty White is Right Behind You!

Sunday was the White Rock Marathon, and I’m so happy that I’ve had another “boring” successful event. Why was I doing White Rock? Well, I’ve always wanted to go back and wipe my horrid ’05 experience there out of my mind. It was my Personal Worst Marathon for many years (that is, until NYC in… Continue reading Run Faster–Betty White is Right Behind You!