What does the weather have to do with it?

April 1, 2018

Isn’t it interesting how our lives unfold? I am always fascinated by the interests and trends from our childhood that provide foreshadowing of what’s to come. In fifth grade, I wanted to be a meteorologist. However, I didn’t actually care about the different types of clouds, weather forecasts or barometric pressure. The truth is, I had a dream of being on television and if that meant talking about the weather, then so be it!


At 11 years old, I discovered my passion for public speaking. I was writing and delivering speeches that not only captured the audience’s attention but often moved them to tears. The speeches I wrote were intended to evoke social change. They were passionate, inspirational and compelling with a clear call to action. When we realize our talents, it can be overwhelming. I felt a great sense of