Tag Archives: quality of life

Holiday flash mob brings tears

I came across a YouTube video via Facebook that had me crying off and on the rest of the morning. It was a flash mob choir in a food court singing the Hallelujah chorus from Handel’s Messiah. Hearing Christmas music … Continue reading

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Disappearing into the desert

Five years ago my dad, Ken Schneider, disappeared while on a road trip in Southern Utah and was never heard from again. A quick explanation—though not satisfying—is required. He had left a note on his car after it got stuck … Continue reading

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To beer or not to beer

Oh goodness, I went to two consecutive Green Drinks events on Thursday and Friday last week! My good friend Jaime (a BGI connection) is the founder of the Bremerton Green Drinks ,* and Kat Kjovik, a one-time colleague from Conversation Café … Continue reading

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Why am I writing a blog on ‘living lean’? What does that mean anyway?

First and foremost, writing for publication is a lifelong goal of mine and so far I’m not getting much closer to achieving it. So by writing something—anything—regularly for public scrutiny, I hope to ‘develop my chops,’ reduce my anxiety, and … Continue reading

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