Thoughts and Observations: Thanksgiving Resolutions

“Gratitude makes sense of our past, makes peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow” -Melody Beattie These days I plan WAY ahead.  Some might say too far ahead.  It’s November, and I’m worried that because we have not purchased airline tickets for our summer plans, we will probably have to scrap those plans … More Thoughts and Observations: Thanksgiving Resolutions

Thoughts and Observations: Harvey Weinstein and the Me Too Movement

  “There comes a time when silence is betrayal” -Martin Luther King, Jr. “I’d like to invite you to my house to take a look at the script”, the director said casually over the telephone.  He had given me his number and asked me to call him about a green-lighted film project he was working … More Thoughts and Observations: Harvey Weinstein and the Me Too Movement

Thoughts and Observations: The Gift of Inspiration

“Once the bear’s hug has got you, its apt to be for keeps.” -Harold MacMillan About a year ago while employed by a San Francisco biotech start-up, I attended a professional conference along with the rest of my department (HR).  I was excited about going, as a major part of my job responsibilities were directly … More Thoughts and Observations: The Gift of Inspiration

From Off My List: Napa Valley Weekend- Day 1, Part One

  “When you walk in, you get that very Napa Valley feel!” -Cheryl Richburg I just returned from a fantastic culinary adventure through the Napa Valley and back.  And as always, it was much too short. Since our last visit, there were new places to try on top of the old standbys always high on … More From Off My List: Napa Valley Weekend- Day 1, Part One