Lessons from Harvey

Last week on the way to work someone cut me off. When I tapped my horn because I was afraid the driver had not seen me, he flipped me off.  Then later I posted a comment on someone’s Facebook with some information about restoration efforts.  It was truly informational, but it was taken as a…

#HoUStonStrong

I’m still thinking about how great Brene Brown’s talk was this week. Thank you to my friend, Cindy Clifford for inviting me to go. For those who do not know of Brene’s work, she has spent her entire career studying shame and vulnerability, and how it affects our lives and those with whom we come…

Houstonians are Resilient: Message from a Recovering Flooder

I like to say I am a recovering flooder. My husband and I have flooded twice. The first time was in a freak storm that literally sat over only my neighborhood and dumped 19 inches of rain on that small area of Houston in 12 hours. The second time was in 2015 during what we Houstonians call…