• Haiku #1

    A haiku using the traditional 5, 7, 5 syllable structure and a 'cutting' at line the third line. Ce problème me tient beaucoup à coer. (On a theme deeply dear to my heart.) Read More

  • Reading, Watching, Thinking

    Hello friends. How are you doing? Here’s what I’ve been… Reading – I’ve finally weaned myself off the comforting detective novels that were pretty much all I read over the past… Read More

  • The Bud of Mended Bones

    I wrote this poem for my husband when one of his mentors, HubSpot CEO Brian Halligan, suffered a snowmobile accident. The Bud of Mended Bones Oh Snowmobile! Hath done thy… Read More

  • How To Survive The Rest Of The Pandemic

    Ah, life in a global pandemic. This has been quite the boon for some, like billionaires with massive online businesses; and yeast. For others it’s meant the heartbreak of having… Read More

  • How To Be An Introvert In An Extrovert World

    So… I’ve decided to fully embrace my inner introvert (and let’s be honest, outer introvert). It’s awkward because I’m not a hugger. Anyway, I have a BRAND NEW BOOK: How… Read More

  • Hello Ugg Boots

    With apologies to Simon & Garfunkel. PS I only ever wear them at home! Hello Ugg Boots My Old Friends Hello Ugg boots my old friendsI’ve come to walk in… Read More

  • Social Media Overload: How To Detox In 7 Simple Steps

    As an introvert I’ve always enjoyed social media and seen it as a delightful way to connect, yet without the overwhelm that goes with too much peopling. But lately that’s… Read More

  • The Invention Of Dieting

    One day, the devil was looking for a new form of torture. ‘I’ve got it,’ he said. ‘Dieting!!’ The little baby devils all gathered round, their tiny devil eyes glistening… Read More

  • Your Call Is Important To Us

    Your call is important to us. As proof, please enjoy being put on hold for a prolonged period. We are stealing your time in order to employ fewer staff and… Read More

  • My Highs And Lows Of 2017 And Goals For 2018

    In psychology there’s this idea that some babies have a ‘slow to warm up’ temperament. These little ones are tentative about new people and situations. I picture their small faces… Read More