We have another great adventure in the books. In mid-April I led a group of ladies throughout Louisville, Kentucky for a weekend of seeing the highlights around town. Bourbon tasting, tours of the Kentucky Derby and Louisville Slugger museums, candy and chocolate shops, derby hat shopping and wonderful meals. Every trip is exhausting and exhilarating
I’ve used it. The #bodypositive hashtag. It had been a good, but emotionally tough weekend, and when I dolled myself up one night when my husband and I were out of town, I felt pretty. I felt good about myself and my physical presence which is something I have struggled with embracing my entire life.
Community. It’s a word that continues to swarm around my brain in everything I do. It involves so much of what I create; from group tours for widows and widowers and building the community that helps each person to feel welcomed to my business educating businesses about sustainability in their food services and building sustainable
When you’re widowed you can find yourself feeling very lonely. Unfortunately it isn’t always solely because your spouse or partner has died. Sometimes other people walk away as well. Those secondary losses of relationships can be incredibly bitter. Nearly 9 years after losing my husband Kevin, I can still recall the feelings as friends faded
I approach every summer with something tucked in the back of my mind, my sub conscious, which reminds me of the summer 9 years ago when Kevin became ill and eventually died. It was the toughest summer I had ever experienced. Although I have learned to love summer again, and to cherish the warmth of