So, I’m trying to teach my kids how to be entrepreneurs. I want them to understand the benefits and the mindset needed to be independently successful. That being said, I had to teach my daughter to not be nice. Yes, it seems like a direct contradiction to the title of this blog, but here’s why LIFE SKILLS trumped NICE the other day. My daughter is … Continue reading Be a Lady, But Don’t Be Nice
So we congratulate our children a lot, don’t we? It’s great. There’s always a first this, that, or the other to give them a high five or a hug for. We come from the generation of keep their self-esteem up and make sure they feel pride. When it isn’t overdone, when it’s deserved, it’s a great thing. But what about us, huh? Who’s going to … Continue reading Congratulate Me, Gosh Darn It
May I consider myself a photographer at all if I have no patience for learning ISO and aperture, f-stop and shutter speed? Can a person be an artist if they don’t study art or know the best uses of their tools? Anyone who writes may call themselves a writer whether or not they are published. But photography seems different somehow. Why? Some would say … Continue reading Am I A Photographer?
I must learn to love the fool in me – the one who feels too much, talks too much, takes too many chances, wins sometimes and loses often, lacks self-control, loves and hates, hurts and gets hurt, promises and breaks promises, laughs and cries. –Theodore Isaac Rubin Being a lady doesn’t mean being perfect. It’s … Continue reading Love The Fool