Whenever Troy and I talk to people about our adventure, the story we tell the most is about how amazing the porters were. As descendants of the ancient Incan culture, these Andean Indians, who spoke mostly Quechua and some Spanish, were our life support along the Incan Trail. They all had the standard blue uniforms,… Continue reading Mutual Cheerleaders: The Porters Were Our Everything
Me: Are you back?!? Troy: Wha-? Me: Are you alive? Troy: I think so. I need to pee. Me: He’s back! After drinking a full bottle of electrolyte salt water (instead of lunch), Troy sat straight up from his corpse pose and blinked around. That was my cause for the questioning about him feeling better.… Continue reading The Second Day: The Mother of all Rainstorms and On Being Saved by Jeremy, Who Became Our Mother
I recently listened to two books that have changed my personal perspective on living and my professional perspective on doing. I have pretty much told everyone who is in front of me how I'm going to implement both in order to help create lasting change in my life, and so I thought it best to… Continue reading My Big Leap with No Regrets
I’ve been wanting to write about my trek through the Incan Trail for many years now. I can’t believe it’s been five years since I did the most physically challenging activity in my life. I have told the stories to friends so often though, that I think I have them down pat. And they’re pretty… Continue reading It is Time. Storytelling my trip to Peru.
My dear friend, Puja, is a professional coach and had a February #TimeforLove #ProductivityChallenge going on with a group of women who were looking to carve more time out of their day to fill it with more important things. I joined in. Below are two posts I had to write based on the different challenges… Continue reading #TimeforLove #ProductivityChallenge #PujaRocks
At the Mayor Buddy Dyer Neighborhood & Community Summit this weekend, I attended the Storytelling for Organizations breakout session where the new Orlando Poet Laureate taught everyone best practices on incorporating storytelling into your message. As part of this, she had us break into groups of two and we had to tell a story about… Continue reading Why I went to the Mayor’s Summit