the words I write, curated by Michelle Lasley
A Case of the Mondays
Today’s reflections on all the high, dramatic, agitating energy. Some resulted in hurt feelings. Some resulted in death. How are you working through your healing journey?
Rock Your Zoom Meeting
Everyone is on Zoom these days, right? Our kids and teachers, our churches, everyone. And, everyone is LEARNING how to do this digital platform. The...
Better Remote Presenting
Let’s have better remote presenting. Did you know you can take your speaker view for presentations into your online presentations? Well, you can if...
Everything is different, and everything is the same: A Week in Review, One Year Ago and This Week
Everything is different, and everything is the same. One year ago, I wanted to reflect on the goings-on of the time. I have always fantasized about...
Oils to Reduce Holiday Drama
Do your holiday meals feel like an invitation to bring out all the drama? Anytime we get people together, people who are different, we raise the chances of disagreements, arguments, and, well, just drama. So, here’s a shortlist of essential oils to reduce holiday drama.
No Move for Us
Well, we didn’t move. No move for us. We will be staying in the Pacific Northwest for an unknown amount of time. It could be the rest of the school year, and we try again in the spring, or if the kid thrives at school – we could be looking at another 4 years, minimum. Either way, right now, there is no move for us.
In 2007, we looked at where we were and where we wanted to be, and we decided in 10 years, we’d move. My husband moved here on a whim and wasn’t...
All the World’s a Stage
All the world’s a stage. This keeps coming up for me. When I read as a lecture during Catholic mass, but especially when I help put on an event. Each space has its directors, its producers, its actors who all play a pivotal role. Each space has its problems and everyone has to pivot. And, the thought has occurred to me – everyone should, yes, I daresay should, take some acting classes in their formative years so they can truly learn the ins and outs of “all the world’s a stage.”
A conversation with Amber Cook on the Dragonfly Connection
A conversation with Amber Cook on the Dragonfly Connection, where I talk about green dreams and raising my son in a new world.