Life Throws a Curve Ball

Hi friends.  Today’s post was supposed to be a review of the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, what I’ve always heard is an upscale and activity-filled wonderland for both adults and kids in southwest PA.  We were scheduled to head out Friday morning with some friends and my bag was packed, as was my pup’s for a weekend stay at his grandmas.  Then on Thursday night life threw us a curve ball.

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Two Key Takeaways from My College Days

In the last 4-6 weeks I’ve had a flurry of family and friends sending their kids off to school.  Some for the very first time!  It’s sparked a lot of reminiscing, observations on how the college experience has changed these past (gulp) 30 years and conversations pertaining to “What I Wish I’d Known Then”.

My experience was a bit unique in that my mother worked her entire career at a local state university.  One of the amazing benefits of doing so was the free tuition afforded to her immediate family members. That’s right, if I went to university at her workplace, I went tuition FREE. No brainer!  Now, this was an incredible opportunity that has made a tremendous difference in my life.  But did I fully capitalize on it?  Sadly, no. Continue reading “Two Key Takeaways from My College Days”

Why You are Struggling to Reach Your Goals

Confession Time: The inspiration for this post came after somewhat of a personal derailing of my daily habits last week.  In an effort to get myself back on course, I started writing this as a reminder of why it’s so important not to let your good habits die.  And in doing that, I started thinking about what a huge role habits play in ALL of our abilities to achieve our stated goals.  

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