Reinvention can happen at any time

I have an apology to make. My last post was late November. I haven’t written one post since then. I let my blog slip slightly and may have let down 3 Scoops of Inspiration fans. But, there was a lot of progress in my life since then. I’ve done a lot of...

Life is like… Black Friday?

I admit, I’m one of the crazy people who LOVE shopping on Black Friday. I’ve actively shopped that fateful day for over 10 years now. Perhaps the thrill of the hunt, the massive savings or the challenge to buy that hard to get item pulls me back every...

Pick your battles now

I’m writing to you from a hotel room in Milwaukee way past 1am.  Today, I chose to wake up around 6am, drive over an hour to meet my friends to jump in their car for a 7 hour drive to Milwaukee.  Rest  stops, Chicago traffic and construction added to the flavor...

Choosy minds choose choice

In 1995 the movie, Dangerous Minds starring Michelle Pfeiffer, was released. It’s based on a true story of an ex-marine teacher struggling to teach a hodge podge of teenagers from various ethnic and low-income backgrounds in an inner city school. I love good...

Michelle’s chair

The work day was extremely chaotic — deadlines, rushes, caffeine-induced colleagues, phone calls and emails-by-the-second. You know, the usual day at the office. The work kept coming long after I powered down the Mac. I was glad to head to my hair appointment. I could...

Brighter rooms ahead

You’ve seen it. Some people brighten a room when they enter it; others when they leave. This points directly to attitude and presence. On the heels of my Thermolicious post, I felt to back up to the point before you even enter the room or conversation. This...