Day #270: Spring Cleaning

In the last six weeks, I’ve lost about 15 pounds.  It’s amazing what stress will do to you!  I’m not sure if I’m done losing weight yet, but it’s making me crazy that my clothes aren’t fitting me very well anymore.  I keep joking that pretty soon, my primary wardrobe staples will be duct tape …

Day #233: What Motivates You?

As I try to simplify and cut back on a few of my activities, I’m always excited when I can find a way to get a ‘twofer’ or ‘kill two birds with one stone’.  It turns out that I can raise money for a good cause and exercise at the same time!  Ever since I came …

Day #208: 5 Reasons To Join My @Kiva Lending Team

I spend a lot of time writing, talking and thinking about how to use my interests and expertise to make a positive impact on others.  Surely there is something I can do to make the world just a tiny bit better.  Hopefully, my teaching, research and even this blog are a start.  However, sometimes I …