DJ Lady Luck Presents… A Special Mid-Year Broadcast

Ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooh, say can you seeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Independence Day 2017 may have passed, but your favorite "online DJ" has a special mid-year post-holiday mega broadcast on deck to keep those frankfurters, fireworks, and fun days poppin' all summer long! Mixing things up a bit from the usual show, I'm bringing you observations and reflections, along with images … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… A Special Mid-Year Broadcast

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Rapsody

Oooooooooooooooooooooohhhh, what a beautiful Wednesday! And happy June 2017, everyone!  This is your girl, DJ Lady Luck, here to usher in a new month by spotlighting music to get you moving and motivated! Today, I'm bringing to your airways an eastern NC artist full of heart, talent, and commitment!  I'm talking about Rapsody, the female … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Rapsody

In Memory of… Leadership Through Sacrifice

One Memorial Weekend about 10 years ago, I was in Charleston, South Carolina supporting a group of fellow alumni in their effort to host a networking social at a restaurant downtown.  Not really there on vacation but not officially there for work, my thoughts were everywhere but on the holiday itself. The alumnus who volunteered … Continue reading In Memory of… Leadership Through Sacrifice

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Y’akoto

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFv0JmKeY3E Goooooooooooooood wonderful Wednesday before a holiday weekend, everyone! It's your girl, DJ Lady Luck, back on the wheels of steel to kick off the unofficial start to summer with a sweet bonus play for May!  Bringing you a message of encouragement to power through this second quarter of 2017, I've selected this gem by … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Y’akoto

Lucy’s Help Desk: 5 Steps for Conducting a Meaningful Job, Career, or “Happy Place” Search

Hellooooo, very recent graduates with your commencement photos still circulating through all your contacts and social media connections! Hellooooooo, young alumni with college degrees firmly in hand and busy schedules believed to be vital for establishing yourselves in workplaces around the world! And, hellooooooo, mid-career or seasoned professionals looking to make your next career move or possibly … Continue reading Lucy’s Help Desk: 5 Steps for Conducting a Meaningful Job, Career, or “Happy Place” Search

A Moment to Meditate: On a Mother’s Love, Sacrifices, Hopes, and Continual Support

Good Sunday, everyone! Today's post is a meditation on mothers/mother-like figures and their love, sacrifices, hopes, and continual support for those children/child-like figures in their lives. ***     As I've gotten older, I've grown to see my mother less as a parent and more as a person. Not that I no longer respect her … Continue reading A Moment to Meditate: On a Mother’s Love, Sacrifices, Hopes, and Continual Support

DJ Lady Luck Presents… The Nile Project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mGPqKD-hyg What's up, what's up, what's up my good people of the world! It's your lady DJ on the master keyboard, my "wheels of steel," bringing you another eclectic sound for your ears... and a concert heads' up for you to fill any free time you have to travel in a couple of weeks (especially my NC peeps)! … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… The Nile Project

Ms. Lu’s Library – Book of the Month: The Alchemist

Being an avid reader and collector of knickknacks since I was a kid, the room I loved second-most to my bedroom in our house was the "front" room with the built-in bookshelves.  Growing up in the countryside of eastern North Carolina, I couldn't easily walk to my town's library.  So, to me, that room served as mine … Continue reading Ms. Lu’s Library – Book of the Month: The Alchemist

Lucy’s Help Desk: (How to) Create an Experiential Life

Step right up, step right up... The "doctor" is in. Welcome to the debut of Lucy's Help Desk, a new writing concept I've created for my blog, where on any given Thursday I come to you with unsolicited (or, solicited) advice and philosophical ideas.  And, as you may have guessed, the theme of this scheduled series is based loosely on one of … Continue reading Lucy’s Help Desk: (How to) Create an Experiential Life

Continuing a Work, Already In Progress

Happy Chinese New Year (Spring Festival), everyone! Let the "Year of the Rooster" begin. As you know, a new year is often viewed as a fresh start - a time to make resolutions, clean house, set goals, reestablish ties or reconcile with others, and basically give yourself a renewed vision of what you want the future to hold … Continue reading Continuing a Work, Already In Progress