If I die tomorrow.

I have been a very lucky human.   I have loved and been loved deeply over and over again, and when I see the people around me who haven’t been lucky enough or brave enough to do the same, I wonder how they keep moving through each day carrying a chasm like that...

Love Letter #78

There’s nothing I like better than falling for a stranger. I’m very good at it. It’s easy to be open with someone you will probably never meet again, and I can find something to love in almost anyone for a little while. But wandering through all of...

Reinvention is not a four letter word.

A couple years ago, a women’s group I’m a part of gave everyone an incredible gift. We went around our digital circle and offered each other an answer to the question, “How do you see me showing up in the world? What do you think of when you think of...

Drive

I don’t meditate. At least, not the way most people do. Sitting still like that drives me crazy, and my monkey brain goes nuts finding things to turn up and go over and the worst possible time. I need a a basic, repetitive, physical activity to keep myself just...

Anatomy of a Fix: Suzi Istvan

I dragged myself out of bed after not sleeping especially well. A client’s site broke last night before a launch, and it kept me up way too late. My dreams were vivid, and I woke up again and again knowing my east coast client was just beyond the break of dawn....

What I’ve learned from a month of one day intensives

Just over a month ago, I got hit with a crazy idea. I do a lot of the same kinds of work over and over again. The basic work is straightforward. Build the website. If my retainers to get this stuff done are based on how many hours I know something will take me, what...

How to setup a website domain and hosting

Getting a domain and hosting You’ll need to buy a domain and hosting. Yes, they are different, and yes, you can buy them through the same provider. I recommend Dreamhost for both. How to register your domain Under Domains, click Registrations See if your domain is...

Love Letter #8

Who makes the rules for these kinds of projects anyway? A repeat isn’t a repeat if I have different things to say, right? Right. For my birthday, I asked the universe for some comfort. Warm arms and baking pies and anything that can keep me from feeling like I...