The first (official) trip, Washington DC

My first official trip (second overall) to Washington, DC, as SOI staff, occurred this week. I boarded the flight very nervous, even having some doubts about what I was getting myself into. I knew that the week would be filled with meetings and information overload. I also knew that I would need some down-time, alone,Continue reading “The first (official) trip, Washington DC”

Just over a week to go

“No matter how far you travel, you can never get away from yourself” ~Haruki Murakami I’m collecting inspirational quotes in preparation for a series of presentations, workshops and meetings that I will be facilitating over the Summer. I’m charged with a lot of new responsibilities (at work), and really want to be sure that IContinue reading “Just over a week to go”

Love it or hate it, there’s no in-between

Usually, 90 minutes to the office and 120 minutes on the way home. Average. On the worst day, it took us just over 3 hours to get home. That was incredibly aggravating. They’re not kidding when they rank I-405 the worst freeway traffic in the country. Thankfully, that commute is no longer a necessity. Now,Continue reading “Love it or hate it, there’s no in-between”