About

Communication • Clarity • Connection

“These three words have always been part of my life in some way. I am a “moment catcher” and believe that the best form of communication is a bright smile! I have enjoyed years of communicating professionally through public speaking, as well as through many volunteer opportunities. I’ve been described as a truthful encourager. Communication also takes me into the writing and social media management mediums.

I have a passion for helping people see around corners and break through the fog and confusion into the clarity that leads to personal, spiritual and professional success.

I believe we were created for community. We flourish when we align ourselves with healthy people. We slowly die in isolation. Connection must be nurtured.

I married my high school sweetheart and together we raised two fantastic kids.”

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Ten Things About Me You Might Not Already Know

10 – I make award-winning chili. I don’t like to cook but I’m pretty good at it. Pinterest and cooking shows are my friends.
9 – I hate talking on the phone, oh, yes, I do. Email, text or Facebook message me.
8 – Have I mentioned Diet Pepsi yet?
7 – I love anything to do with water … hearing it, being in it, around it, under it, looking at it. It’s my happy place.
6 – I’m a singer. It’s always been an honor to connect with people through song. Music reaches through all barriers between people.
5 – I’m a spelling and grammar freak. I have to look away on Facebook.
4 – Unlike most women, chocolate is NOT my favorite treat. I much prefer (not in any particular order) white cake, donuts or cinnamon rolls.
3 – I believe that northern Idaho is the most beautiful place on earth. I spent summers there with my grandparents as a child and teenager soaking in its beauty and peace. I’m a Pacific Northwest girl: rivers, lakes, mountains, forests, meadows and HUCKLEBERRIES.
2 – I hate scary, gory movies. Also dirty, sweaty, slimy movies. What is the point?! However, I am a Trekkie to the core.
1 – COFFEE.

5 thoughts on “About”

  1. Amazing how alike we are. I agree with everything except I don’t do water aroebics (would like to, though) and northern Idaho is not the most beautiful area for me. While it is beautiful, I prefer the beautiful Oregon coast and the McKenzie River pass–two different landscapes. Maybe it’s because of all my wonderful memories there.

    Otherwise, I match everything on your list. Plus we both love and know music and like to write. Don’t know if you like road trips, I love them. I hate to fly. Will be flying to Omak for Thanksgiving…see you then. Hope your drive is safe.

    …hate this font; how can I change it? Got rid of the arthritis in my knees with supplements…loving it.

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  2. I have to agree that Northern Idaho is beautiful! I grew up there, and I wish we could go back (though Boise has grown on me). Thank you for your blog. It is down to earth and reminds me of what is important. Love Ya!

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  3. I’m just the opposite about decisions, at least most of them. I tend to think of all the angles and have a hard time coming to a decision.

    LOVE chocolate. 🙂 I’m with ya on the gory movies.

    My husband is from southern Idaho.

    I can’t do anything with creme de menthe. When I was having gall bladder attacks, They thought it was just severe indigestion at first, and gave me this stuff with creme de menthe flavoring. I couldn’t keep it down — and now that flavor is forever associated with that to me. But that just leaves more for you. 🙂

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