Metallica; Bonding Men Together Since 1981

Metallica; Bonding Men Together Since 1981

Last weekend I went to my first Metallica concert and they did NOT disappoint. If you’re a fan, you’re family as far as the band’s concerned. After a stellar opening, James Hetfield took the mic to address the crowd. He had me and the other ninety-thousand or so...
#22for22

#22for22

Me, in the midst of a “real” push-up Have you heard of this? It’s similar to what brought so much attention to ALS a couple of years ago with the “Ice Bucket Challenge” but for completely different reasons. #22for22 is bringing awareness to the fact that 22 veterans...
Busting Through Your Fears

Busting Through Your Fears

“Sometimes, to get to the stuff you want the most, you have to bust through the stuff that scares you the most” — Me, Shauna Sanders About 20 years ago, I’d started telling myself I didn’t want to be a Mom. Partly because I was lucky enough to have a close...
The Two Most Important Words You Can Say

The Two Most Important Words You Can Say

Image: Jason Rosewell I understand. Those are the two most important words you can say. (Why wait until the end to tell you?) We as humans want to be heard. We want recognition from others that our ideas matter. Someone came up to me at work last week, furious with...
My 4 Year Old’s a Sexist

My 4 Year Old’s a Sexist

“Let’s plant some flowers in our garden” I suggested to Holden today. “OK but only if they’re BOY flowers like brown or blue”. This coming from the kid who wanted a Barbie backpack just a couple years ago. What happened to my pink loving, tree hugging, hippy? Are kids...