29 life lessons I learned from my dog

I’ve found that in life, we humans tend to over-complicate things. The simplest moments like being dried off with a towel brings so much joy to our 10-year old Border Collie, Callie. The pure bliss on her face reminds me to not only appreciate the little things, but also to “not sweat the small stuff”.  Read on for more of life’s lessons that Callie has passed on to me over the years. Naps are Continue Reading

My kind of town – my kind of Sunday Funday

Need some ideas on how to spend a beautiful summer Sunday in Chicago? Look no further. One of my best friends was in town this past Sunday and we only had the afternoon for play time before she had to focus on work-related priorities - and boy did we git 'er done. Jenn didn't land until 12:30 so we had to make excellent use of time during her short visit. After we picked her up from the Continue Reading

There’s never any time!

I can’t remember a day when I was bored…and I always feel like there aren't enough hours in the day. I feel like Jesse Spano from Saved by the Bell, "There's no time! There's never any time!" Yeah, I'm totally dating myself with that one...  So maybe I’m not trying to get into Harvard like Jesse, but I am trying to get as much out of life as possible while maintaining some sanity and without Continue Reading

I could care less

For as long as I can remember I've cared way too much about what other people think of me. So when I say I could care less, I really mean I should care less. As much as I try to play it off like it doesn't matter to me, I care what people think of my appearance, what they think of my actions, what they think of my intelligence - the list goes on. As I made my way to work this morning, walking Continue Reading