• Jodythinks,  Love/Life,  Thanks

    A great 28th.

    As I said last year on this post: “I would like to spend the rest of my life, with my birthdays in front of a beach.” This year, I continued the tradition I sort of accidentally set myself when I spent the birthday with my toes in the sand. I was here last weekend: It was new (for me). I had never stayed there before, and I left the planning and coordination to the person I was with. It was a chill weekend, with card games, drinking, relaxing, and a scorching hot walk to the shore. It wasn’t perfect of course, but for me it was close. Just spending a couple…

  • Cheese,  Jodythinks,  Love/Life,  Thanks

    Inspire yourself with these women today

    What inspires you? People inspire me. I see other people living their lives and I think to myself, I want to be that way. In my work I have three women I want to grow up like; that I’ve come across very luckily in my career. And I will introduce you to them in the order that I’ve met them, as they all garner equally in my aspirations: The first is Rhiza Oyos. She was my first boss-boss. We worked together in the company I first worked for, US Autoparts, with her leading the leadership team I was in. She was successful. She chose to live on her own (a…