You Have Choices

Lisbeth Essays, Mindset

We go to Costco in the hour before closing. The tasting stands are gone. The crowds have thinned. The cashiers look tired. It’s perfect. In and out. I don’t even …

Don’t Die on the Shore

Lisbeth Essays, Mindset

“The only real question is not one of winning or losing, but of experiencing life with an ever-increasing depth. The storyteller says, ‘Why not go down, at home or at …

Shared Effort

Lisbeth Essays, Life

We tried doing a holiday without being too “holiday.” It was just the two of us (my younger son and me) for Thanksgiving, so instead of cooking at home, we …

Career Guidance?

Lisbeth Essays, Life

I can’t remember my parents ever telling me to study something at college that would pay the bills. Maybe I blocked it out. Maybe they spent hours lecturing me and …

Nope. No More.

Lisbeth Essays, Life

“You like those beans?” I was in the coffee shop, tucking my newly purchased bag of coffee beans into my backpack, and putting my laptop onto the counter so I …