There is nothing I love more than staying in touch with my Alchimie Forever interns long after they have graduated and / or moved in to full time jobs.
As I sit in my Georgetown office with a cup of coffee on this crisp fall morning, my phone beeping every few minutes with a new call, text, or social media note wishing me a happy birthday, I am happy, grateful, and excited. Today is my 40th birthday, and it feels fabulous and free.
Mom (aka Dr. Barbara S. Polla) came to visit me in DC and Louisiana over Labor Day weekend – her first visit to “my world” in 5+ years. We had many plans, including a beautiful boat ride on the Natalbany River. Not planned: mechanical boat problems.
I love the first week of September. I think this is from way back when, when I was in school – the first week of September always represented a new beginning, new pencils and notepads, a new plan. To this day, I have these same feelings, which are grounded in Labor Day weekend and the week following.
It is not until this year that I started going to Texas on a regular basis, and that I fell in love with Houston. My past experiences there were centered around heading to Austin in October for ACL, and one work trip to Dallas.
Over the last three weeks, I shared with you how my three life vectors came about, and explained two of my three vectors, Choice and Harmony. As I explained last week, choosing silence often helps my inner harmony. Sometimes, choosing silence also equates to being kinder. And Kindness is my third vector.