Life Lessons from Teen Pageants

The Miss Universe Organization crowned Miss Missouri Teen USA, Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff as Miss Teen USA 2017, today. Yes, I know.  Normally, I don't pay attention to pageants either. I don't watch or root for the hometown representative - nothing.    When I became an adult, I turned up my nose at all pageants.  I was... Continue Reading →

Travel Tuesday I You Can’t Get There From Here

Imagine you’re on a flight that takes about four hours from departure to arrival.  When you reach the fourth hour, you realize you are nowhere near your destination. What’s worse, you’ll have a to make an unscheduled stop that’s about 1-hour’s drive-time from your original destination.   How would you feel? Frustrated?  Angry? Relieved?  Your emotional... Continue Reading →

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