I recently received an award from the Women in Leadership Foundation for my volunteer work with them from 2009-2012 in a Director of Communications capacity and on their advisory board. I was honored to be the inaugural recipient of their new long term volunteer award. Such organizations rely heavily on volunteers for their success and […]

Over the holidays we attended a 90th Birthday Party for my husband's grandfather.  The party was on our long road trip to Calgary, AB for Christmas and Kimberly, BC for New Years (and some skiing). So I needed to pack rather efficiently for a lot of different types of events.   And the Birthday Luncheon was being held at […]

I recently returned from a trip to Toronto for Blissdom Canada and Digital Day = Four days, 2 flights, 2 conferences, 2 parties (1 of them costume), an excursion to wine country and an afternoon with friends.  This equalled 6 very different outfits and one carry-on.   I knew I had to take my suitcase with me to the […]

Since I am (what I like to term as) a "Former Ad Guy", a pop culture junkie and a child of the 60s,  Mad Men should have been required viewing. But I initially resisted.  I ended up catching my first glimpse of Mad Men Season 1 when it came out on DVD.  And I've been hooked ever since.   It […]

A few days after we returned from San Francisco we were invited to a house party.  An adult - no kids allowed- house party.  The grandparents happened to be in town so we had free babysitters.  It was a fun night out and a perfect opportunity to wear all my new goodies.    And try to capture […]

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