a writer, a blogger, a wife, a mother, a sibling, and generally an excellent villager for those in my space. I am the author of Sister In The Shadow.
In the shadow, you learn to support, to encourage, to care for others, to silence your voice, and to postpone your own dreams, visions, and goals. Ofttimes Kim had difficulty recognizing herself because her identity had become that of the person in whose shadow she resided. Kim is no longer in the shadows. She is a blogger, storyteller, and excellent villager whose poignant, authentic, and often witty voice resonates with folks of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and identities. At the request of readers, she compiled blog posts from her website with the same name. Her passion and purpose is to encourage, empower, and enlighten others by sharing her life journey.
“I love to be around people who retain a sense of childlike quality,” said Bryan Cranston when he appeared on the CBS Sunday Morning Show. His statement normalized my need to embrace laughter and opportunities to break from the heaviness of life to engage in a joke or a giggle. Past experiences that made me […]
I had every intention of writing something funny and spirited this week. Then, something happened that caused a distraction. Funny how one thing can spiral into many things and get in the way of the one good thing you planned for the day. I almost missed the opportunity to trigger my happy hormones focusing on […]
“If you forget about the people, you miss what it is to be smart,” said David Graham, the Deputy Chief Operating Office for the City of San Diego. I watched a story about San Diego becoming a model smart city. He has been instrumental in the vision and strategy of using technology to enhance the […]
Have you ever said something like,”If only I had known then what I know now.” I have said that more times than I can recall. The truth is that I might not have done things differently even if I had known the outcome. Sometimes I think that we believe that we can change the outcomes […]