• Great Reads,  Life,  Writing

    Eating Bull …. {Great Reads}

    I admit (as I did to author and fellow blogger, Dr. Carrie Rubin), I’m not a fiction reader. However, on the rare occasion that I take the time to find a good story and I’m hooked, I want to share it! So, here goes…. How often do we reach for quick, convenient food? We take that right turn into the drive-thru or order the pizza, hot and fresh, delivered in a few short minutes. Easy, right? But deadly, too? Maybe. Carrie Rubin’s page-turning thriller suggests so. At once – Eating Bull is educational, entertaining, factual, foreboding, grisly, and a wake-up call – taking the reader into the tangled lives of Jeremy,…

  • Creativity,  Great Reads,  Humor,  Life,  Poetry,  Process,  Reviews

    Rusty Butt….

    It’s Friday and my brain has been buzzing all week… with all sorts of things. Wanted to share one this morning, before I head out the door for the ‘day gig.’   🙂 I say that with affection… I love what I do! I recently finished reading fellow blogger, medical doctor, and author Carrie Rubin’s novel, Eating Bull. It, along with a post she recently shared, along with my own food and image issues, have all been on my mind. I look forward to sharing my review of her book (highly recommend) with a little of my own story (real life) thrown in for perspective. Until then, though, thought I’d throw a…

  • Classroom Life,  Great Reads,  Instruction,  Process,  Training

    Tell Us About Yourself: Sending an Introvert Into a Tailspin

    Freaked out at the thought of having to introduce yourself to strangers?   Several months ago I blogged about my BIG discovery {here}, after reading Susan Cain’s, Quiet: The Power of Introverts, last December.  What a great read!  In it, she discusses introverts in our society and society’s response to them.  She writes, “The bias against introversion leads to a colossal waste of talent, energy, and happiness.”       You can see her TED Talk here: If you’re an introvert, you know she’s singing the gospel… Now, if everyone would just get quiet and listen….!! Right? What was particularly enlightening to me ~ other than discovering I’m really an introvert camouflaged in an extrovert’s…