Good Enough…Isn’t

There are no two words in the English language more harmful than ‘good job.’ – Terence Fletcher in Whiplash I just saw Whiplash – definitely not a movie for the faint of heart. This is the kind of art where you end up looking at something that’s painful deep in your gut. You want to look, but you can’t. You keep trying, but it’s hard to stay with it because you just don’t want to feel the hurt. And yet, you can’t let go because you see something else you didn’t see before – and that gives the pain a [...]

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Ziplining Through Life

I started my 2015 with a ziplining adventure through the Santa Cruz redwood forest!  This was my idea – and I got my two children to go along with me (they’re 22 and 20). I have been wanting to zipline since I was a kid and ziplines were part of the public playground scene (on horizontal poles rather than cables – fun all the same!).  And also since I discovered Costa Rica has zipline tours!  I haven’t made it there… yet… So, when I was reading through my email in October and happened upon a coupon to zipline through the [...]

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