How to Write a Sabbatical Proposal

As you may or may not know I presented my sabbatical proposal to my employer a few weeks ago.  When I decided to take my family on a 1 Year Sabbatical I knew that convincing my employer that this sabbatical was good for me would be easy.  But convincing them that...

The Box

There are people who put their dreams in a little box and say, “Yes, I’ve got dreams, of course I’ve got dreams.” Then they put the box away and bring it out once in a while to look at it, and yep, they’re still there. – Erma Bombeck I don’t exactly remember when I...

The Sabbatical Proposal Continued

A few weeks ago I presented a sabbatical proposal to my boss that was well received.  I didn’t think it would take much to convince her though because she’s cool like that and is a world traveler herself.  In fact she and her family are spending 3 weeks in France this...

Happy Birthday To Me

I’m throwing in an extra post this week because today is my birthday and it’s my blog so I can.  Forty-two years ago my Mom endured 12+ hours of labor to bring me into this world and she’s done a good job of making sure I never forget that. When I was younger (I’m...

Say Yes to Life

Today I was going to write with more specifics about my sabbatical proposal but instead I wanted to mix it up a bit with some events that occurred earlier this week and some thoughts on a movie I watched.  As you may or may not know I’m on a mission to take a 1 year...