Stop Chasing…Love the Ones You’re With

  Stop chasing, and start cultivating. I don’t usually write about business, but I felt like this particular topic applies to all relationships. As an entrepreneur I hear a lot of my colleagues noting that they can’t find their “ideal” client. It was one of the topics of a recent event we hosted in our […]

Lift as you climb, but don’t get crushed

A remarkable woman, Maya Angelou blazed a path for women to follow. Her wise words guide so many of us who choose to listen and to learn. Ms. Angelou was a great poet, an articulate and strong orator, an empathic yet firm and honest mentor to many people. Just a couple of years before her […]

Announcing: Alis Living ~ She Flies With Her Own Wings

Four years ago Shauna Kupetz brought a dream alive in this sweet early 1900s bungalow house in Old Town Scottsdale. JAM, so named after her beloved brothers, Jonathon and Max, became known by Sunset Magazine, as well as by the entire community, as “the coolest community center in town.” While Shauna credits much of the […]

Dad’s Final Garden – Celebrating the life of a loved one

If you’ve been following my blog recently, you are aware that my dad suddenly transitioned to the holy realm on March 15th. Dad was an avid gardener and I don’t think he ever felt there was enough dirt available to plant all of the seeds he wanted to grow. Gardening was the one common link […]

Something a Little Different – The Story of My Life

Happy May Day! I’m excited and nervous! I’m always nervous when called upon to talk about myself. I received a little encouragement (though she is completely unaware) from an “old” blogging friend, Angie, who so generously and eloquently shares her life on her inspiring blog, Heart of Aloha. I happened on a Facebook post she […]