mel·an·chol·y ˈmelənˌkälē/ noun noun: melancholy a feeling of pensive sadness, typically with no obvious cause.
I’m a dyed-in-the-wool introvert. I’ve often described myself as the person at a neighborhood dinner party that prefers to spend the evening with the family dog. But I’m also an entrepreneur. I enjoy building businesses from the ground up. I love the pace, the excitement and the decision making required to make a start-up successful.
In late 2016 I was struggling a bit. Life was moving along OK, but I felt like I wasn’t doing anything productive or creative. Things were just too mundane, I wasn’t learning anything or challenging myself in any way. I was just going through the motions.
Earlier this month was the 50th anniversary of the Loving v Virginia US Supreme Court decision that struck down laws against interracial marriage in the United States. While this landmark decision didn’t affect most couples in this country, it ended up being very important to me. I’m from the south and I’ve been in an […]
I knew very early on that I was an introvert. Of course I didn’t know that’s what it was called back then; I doubt many people did. As a kid, I was simply referred to as “quiet” or “shy”. I was just as happy being alone in my room with a book as I was outside […]
There are plenty of blog posts and articles on the internet with suggestions of items to include in your morning routine. I read quite a few of them when I first decided to establish a routine myself about six months ago. I incorporated many of the recommendations I found into my morning routine, and […]