New Year; New Coast

At the end of each year, I like to reflect back on the memorable and occasionally, not-so-memorable moments and say a quiet prayer of thanks. This year, like many others before it, was a combination of heartache and joy. Professionally, this year was a whirlwind of...

Be Thankful.

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and that means that there are millions of Americans planning and shopping for their annual holiday dinner. But though the food is part of the event, the holiday is also about saying ‘thanks’ and for (hopefully)...

Sweet Sixteen!

Rebecca and I were in Seattle on Tuesday, October 1st. It was a full day! We had our first photoshoot for our Seattle team and afterward, went out for drinks and then dinner. It wasn’t until AFTER dinner that I realized that I had neglected to recognize Guardian...

37 Years Later

I was a college senior, in my last semester of school, when my mom was diagnosed with cancer. She died four months later, in May. Her death changed my life because though I did graduate with a degree in Journalism, as I write this, it is 37 years later, and I have...

Guardian Nurses Gets a New HQ!

Tomorrow is move-in day to our new HQ. After 16 years of helping and supporting patients and families through the healthcare maze, we get to move in to what we’ll call home. I can hardly believe it. Though we settled on the building in late February, we have...

Saying Goodbye to Two Furry Friends.

As of this writing, my two almost-eighteen-year-old cats, Connor and Graycie, are on hospice.  Yes, hospice.  For cats. Who knew?  They’ve been ‘on’ hospice for one year as I made the decision not to hospitalize Graycie again last February after her...