Date Archives October 2016

Bouncing Back from Bell’s Palsy

Have you ever taken your smile for granted?

It seems like something so minor. I can tell you that I have, but it was never intentional. I was always proud of the dimple that I had on the left side near my mouth.

Dimples have a way of adding character to your smile. They serve as that conversation piece especially when you are little. Adults eat it up like their favorite ice cream.

What do you do when you find out you can’t smile the way that you used to?

Let me share my story with you. For me to do that I must take you back, way back to February of 2000. I was close to my final month of pregnancy with my second son. I remember craving a pickle.

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Dreamers in Motion Series with Paiton Gunderman


With my Dreamers in Motion series I wanted to interview some amazing people who are pursuing their passion. I hope to keep you all inspired with my posts, but also with the people who I’m putting under the spotlight.

I think everyone deserves their moment to shine.

Dreaming all starts with what you imagine as a child. Which brings me to a very special young lady Paiton Gunderman.

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When you know you’re in your element

Ever make a trip to your hometown to see how it’s changed?

That’s the beauty of taking a spontaneous trip for the fun of it. However, I have a confession to make. I go to my hometown to catch up with friends and to see family.

I went back to my hometown in Ohio and was happy to see some updated changes. I used to go to a coffee café called Davinci’s. Now it has changed ownership and is called Down Thyme Café.

No matter what coffee café that you go to always ask what the current most favorite drink is. In my case the ever so popular Pumpkin Spice Latte had made its debut.

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