Tag Archives: New Orleans

FMM 1 17 20 Down to Zero

“I’m like a recovering perfectionist. For me it’s one day at a time.” ~ Brene Brown. When one of my kids was in kindergarten or first grade, he got super frustrated doing his homework.  It appeared to be something simple – he was to draw a picture of a dinosaur.  But he was in tears, […]

FMM 1 10 20 Traveling Mercies

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” ~ Lao Tzu.  My first time in Key West, over 40 years ago, was a trip of revelation.  I was already having a hard time adjusting to the America of Miami: large cars, huge straight roads, flashing neon lights advertising establishments big […]

FMM 5 22 15 Easier said than done

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.” ~ George Bernard Shaw.  I am waking up this morning in the Big Easy, city of sin, city of jazz.  I came in for a conference, and so far have not seen any sin, or heard any jazz!  And this […]