Social Media Break

This year started with many moments reading books, building LEGO and practicing yoga at home, without a single Instagram photo to prove it happened. We made a mindful decision to change the way we want to live in 2021. In the sacred space of our cozy home during the pandemic, my husband and I decided […]

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Feeling Grand

It’s been a year since I left a job in higher education I loved to start a new career in hospitality. There are a lot of reasons why someone who is perfectly happy decides to go somewhere different. I was so comfortable at my last job, I could do it in my sleep. I worked […]

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Puking rainbows

I’m a big fan of social media. As a digital marketer, I basically play on Facebook all day for my professional career. Multimedia storytelling is my specialty. One of my goalsĀ is to make something “go viral.” Whatever that means… While I’m on out of the office on maternity leave, I’m trying to keep up with […]

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Social sourcing during a tornado

Headlines this morning feature news about the tornadoes that swept across north-central Illinois last night. We live in Antioch, 50 miles northeast of Rochelle, where severe thunderstorms turned into a dangerous tornado. Because of our close proximity, we heard sirens going off and quickly took cover in the basement.   Luckily, the power stayed on […]

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