Real Women Run


Over the weekend I attended a full day seminar by an organization called Real Women Run. There are several sessions in the RWR series, Saturday’s was entitled “How to Run for Elected Office – And Win!” “Real Women Run is a collaborative nonpartisan initiative to educate and empower women to participate fully in public life [...]

LNU Education Day (4)

Peerys Egyptian Hand Sketch

Yesterday was the fourth education day in my LNU journey. If you’re a new reader, I suggest going back to the beginning where I talk about what Leadership Northern Utah is and how I got involved. You can also find information on the first three ed days here; October: an overview of Ogden/Weber County, November: [...]

Keys to Happiness

Happy Faces

The other day as I was getting ready to settle in for an evening at home I realized something strange… I was happy. Not bubbling over, loud, visible happy – just comfortable, at peace, content, happy. And I’ll be honest that finding myself happy like that mid-January is a bit of a shock. Winters are [...]

PNW Christmas 2014 Pt 1

Practicing Guitar

We took a rather long Christmas break in the Pacific Northwest this time around. Mack was out of school until the 6th and since Nick and I are both able to work on a flex schedule (and remotely if necessary) we really took advantage of the time. Vacation sort of started with Mack getting out [...]

LNU Education Day (3)


Yesterday I spent another day devoted to learning more about this little community of ours. Our LNU crew started the day at the Chamber offices to rehash where we have been and discuss our project a bit more. As you may remember, we have monthly education days through June and though a big portion of [...]