27Jun/16

Speaking Engagement

Excited to be presenting to a number of LAUSD teachers on Thursday. And the theme is a luau!!! How appropriate for me! ‪#‎EmberLiving‬ ‪#‎BeASpark‬ ‪#‎SparkleHard‬

24Jun/16

Video: Purposeful Minimalism

I am not as far along as these folks, but I do practice my own form of minimalism because I do find that it keeps me organized and allows my brain toRead More…

22Jun/16

FREE REUSABLE Camping List

If you love to camp but are always forgetting to pack something, have I got the thing for you! I came up with a comprehensive camping packing list, that includes links toRead More…

22Jun/16

Workshop: Can’t Fight Your Programming: How Understanding Your Humanity Can Make You More Successful

Looking forward to the workshop I’m delivering in Redondo Beach tomorrow night  titled “You Can’t Fight Your Programming: How Understanding Your Humanity Can Make You More Successful“. The brief synopsis: It’s not aRead More…

20Jun/16

Flamethrower: Laird Hamilton

Laird Hamilton might not know it, but he’s one of my mentors. I always love reading what he’s up to, and his book FORCE OF NATURE is on my coffee table and is oneRead More…

07Jun/16

Interview with Sheryl Roush, Professional Speaker

I love being an active member of Toastmasters International. If you are looking for a great way to grow as a person or as a professional, Toastmasters can help you with eitherRead More…

27May/16

Recipe: Cinnamon Danish a la Martha Stewart

UPDATE TO THE UPDATE: A change to the original recipe: I substitute succanat (aka: crystallized cane juice find it here on Amazon http://amzn.to/2kArbEI) for brown sugar because I prefer the flavor ofRead More…

25May/16

Homeschool Summer Plan

For the record, I’m not a “traditional” homeschooler. I don’t prepare lesson plans, and I don’t homeschool alone. My version of homeschooling functions like a coop, where a group of families getRead More…

20May/16

Flamethrower Interview: Kalika Yap, Serial Entrepreneur

Flamethrower Interview: Kalika Yap, Serial Entrepreneur Kalika Yap is not just a serial entrepreneur, with businesses that cross industries and platforms, she’s also a natural mentor who loves to share the wealthRead More…

18May/16

Philosophy: Creative Work Space

As someone who does a lot of writing – blog posts, songs, poems, speeches, workshops, fiction – I have found that one thing that has really “upped” my creativity game is toRead More…