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WE’RE MOVING ON!

That’s right, it’s time to say goodbye to this site and hello to a new one!  Go to www.adventurista.us and join the journey! And here’s the latest blog post — YOUR COMFORT ZONE IS YOUR CAGE.

WHAT 2015 WANTS TO STEAL FROM YOU

You can read What 2015 wants to steal from you  on a plain white background. The ugly purple scar on my ankle and shin is courtesy of a mountain biking accident in Utah this spring. I wish I could tell you I was attempting some daredevil feat, but my fall happened at low speed and << Read More

WHY FAILURE IS OFTEN BETTER THAN SUCCESS

Read  why failure is often better than success on a plain white background Telling children to color inside the lines is a great injustice. It crushes creativity and plants a seed that eventually grows into a toxic fear of failure. If you can’t (or won’t) color inside the lines, you’re branded as learning disabled, willful, or just << Read More

MY MOMENT WITH MAYA ANGELOU

Want to read this blog on a plain white background?  Click here for My Moment With Maya Angelou It was 2008, and it would be the last time I saw my Girl Scout colleagues as a group. Girl Scouts USA was embarking on a national merger, and by this time next year, half of the Girl << Read More

THE UPSIDE TO “OOPS!”

  Want to read this blog on a plain white background?  Click here for The Upside to OOPS The Upside to OOPS So what would you tell your 18-year-old self if you could go back in time with the wisdom of your current now? That’s the question that was posed recently to dozens of women who came to the << Read More

THE SOLUTION TO OUR MENTAL HEALTH CARE CRISIS? Put the mentally ill in jail.

(If you’d like to read this blog on a plain white background, click here: The Solution to our Mental Health Crisis) Almost 60 years ago, the United States embarked upon what has now been called one of “the great social experiments” in its history. The term “great” does not refer to something splendid, but rather << Read More

CAN YOU BE A BOMBSHELL AT 80? Some deep thoughts on beauty from a dubious source.

To read this blog on a plain white background, click on the link: CAN YOU BE A BOMBSHELL AT 80     Gloria Steinem is often remembered for her undercover work (no pun intended!) as a journalist who posed as a Playboy bunny to (ahem) expose  the exploitative working conditions of women at the Playboy Club << Read More