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Chapter Three: Where we celebrate Galentine's Day!

I confess I’ve never been a huge fan of Valentine’s Day – it seems a bit over exposed, and it is certainly a holiday that can make some people feel quite anxious and left out. But Galentine’s Day – that’s another story entirely. What is Galentine’s Day, you ask?    If you watch Parks and Rec, you may remember that Leslie Knope introduced us to Galentine’s Day in Season 2.  As Leslie says:  "Oh, it's only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and our boyfriends at home, and we just come and kick it, breakfast-style. Ladies celebrating ladies. It's like Lilith Fair, minus the angst. Plus frittatas.” My Galentines are...

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Kalliope - Chapter One - Where the founder leaves behind the predictable life of corporate America and begins a new adventure

Once upon a time, there was a young (at heart) woman who had spent many years toiling in the halls of gigantic, global corporations in the United States and Europe.  She longed for something different, as did her Prince Charming, so when opportunity knocked, she bid goodbye to the  9-5 job (which one of her young princelings says was actually a 7:30 to 7:30 job), began practicing yoga, spent time with family and friends, and then looked around and said: "now what"?  Her story was unfolding, but it was a bit unfulfilling.  So she cast about for a new adventure, and Kalliope was born.  (It wasn't quite that simple, but that's really for a later chapter!) Kalliope combines her love of...

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