Primed & Penned

Words that will grow wings

Reading words can sometimes be more preferable than speaking them or hearing them.

Sometimes we need our own mental voice to focus and truly see the possibilities in front of us, instead of talking over them. I enjoy penning these possibilities in my blog and hope that if something resonates with you, or you have further thoughts, you’ll feel welcomed in contacting me personally.
I hope that as you peruse through these penned thoughts, that are sometimes dotted with tough love, you’ll feel the freedom that you are searching for begin to come into focus.

The year was 1986. We were stationed at Little Rock AFB in Arkansas. I was watching MTV while getting ready for softball practice, and instead of watching a video I saw a TV show with some long-haired weirdo acting crazy. The 3 other guys around...

When there are too many options, it's easy to feel overwhelmed Do you ever wonder why there are so many options for salad dressing? I wondered about that while I shopped for groceries after returning home from a 6-day trip to the Deep South. I drove to...

Do you know that only 45 percent of employees in the United States are satisfied with their jobs? This means that the other 55 percent are feeling the “Sunday night dread,” or staring at the clock while at work, wondering why the minutes are slowly...

Two weekends ago I received a personal invitation to join the Charlotte Geeks. I participated in another sci-fi convention (a much better and less stressful one than previously). Not only did I wear a green dress and bunny ears, I also wore my Monkees t-shirts...

Here’s a radical statement: distraction may not be your enemy “Distraction” has become a dirty word in our modern culture. We see it as the enemy of productivity – something we need to fight to overcome at all costs. So we get to the end of the...