The Luck Of the Irish

“You’ll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind” -Irish Proverb So you want the “luck of the Irish”?  We think this refers to an abundance of good fortune long enjoyed by the Irish, but in truth they endured 1,000 years of invasions, exploitation, starvation and immigration before this expression even came […]


I am a textbook middle child. I was born between a dynamic, talented, first-born and a fun-loving, darling, baby of the family. According to birth order theory, middle children have peacemaking tendencies, and I certainly do. What I’ve had to learn though is that peacemaking in relationships is not peace-at-all-costs. If we subscribe to this […]