Kara Tabor Chine lives in Encinitas, California with her husband and two teenage children. She is a native Texan, but graduated from San Diego State with a degree in Communication and Journalism. After getting her teaching credential at Point Loma Nazarene, she taught high school literature for 6 years, followed by a decade of designing video and web-based teacher training. Kara has also taught English abroad off and on for 10 years, to both children and professionals, in Italy and Switzerland. Her passions include travelling back roads of Italy, beach volleyball, hilarious dark comedy, wine drinking on the beach with the hubs, and laughing with her wacky creative kids.
The power of a puny little positive message Let’s face it. It may feel a little dorky to write yourself a note, especially one saying how AWESOME you are. And then, what? … post it where other...Read More
“I Think I Love You” – David Cassidy The year was 1979. The carpet was a deep shag in baby blue. I lifted and lowered the needle of the record player for the 14th time that evening to restar...Read More
Don’t get her going My close friends know I have a manufacturer’s defect in my brain that causes something unsettling to happen when I laugh hard. I cry. And not just a little — floods of tears ...Read More
Hey Team. Our next challenge in the series of New Year’s resolutions we are setting this month toward our better selves is a hard one to completely wrap our arms around. I’m not going to ask you t...Read More
I used to be that gal that was always hanging with a group of dudes — the token little sister. All through my twenties, I generally preferred hanging out with my mountain bike riding, volleyball pla...Read More
You hear stories like the following in mindfulness training and yoga classes: You are walking in a forest and you see a really cute small dog under a tree. He seems very sweet. As you approach, and he...Read More
The many meanings of giving There were about eight years when Christmas, the holiday we celebrate in our family with utter glee, took on a meaning somewhat unintended by those who founded it. All we c...Read More