Beyond perfection… satisfaction, contentment, and pleasure.
What fiery redhead do we all know and love? 100 years ago today, Lucille Desirée Ball was born in Jamestown, New York. Nominated 13 times for an Emmy – and snagging 4 wins – Lucy offered up her antics “live” in our living rooms in the 50s and 60s, and for decades after, in syndication. […]
Flash fiction: Perfect. Entirely up to us. Sort of.
Aren’t we a culture that professes to value individuals? A society that goes wild over the stand-out: exceptional performance, particular charm, something – anything – distinctive? And don’t we oo and ah over beauty? And yet. The distinctions we seek – in professions and in personal style – are increasingly conventional. As for beauty, who […]
Are you about getting it done, or how well you get it done? Do you dash off memos, emails, or work product of other sorts, with only a quick look – if that? Do you insist on being proud of whatever you produce and put your name to? Quality, quality, quality The other day I […]
Apathy Have you ever experienced periods of time when you’re so tired you can’t string together a cohesive thought? When even sleep is elusive? Have you ever felt so emotionally drained that your goals fade, your efforts feel increasingly irrelevant, and an insidious voice in your head tells you not to care? I came out […]