“The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.” —Nietzsche Do you know that moment when Scooby Doo goes “Aaarug” (his puzzled grunt)? Or when Taylor Swift asks what “When you said you needed space”. Those are the moments when you do a double-take or wonder […]
I love to travel, try new foods (both simple and "exotic"), ingest caffeine, and watch political news coverage. Im a big pop culture junkie who isnt afraid to say she loves "In Touch" Magazine! A social marketing expert and psychologist by training who works in the public health field trying to bring a little common sense to it all.
All the world is my television and I like to provide commentary on it.
A birthday and work escape in the heart of a volcano: The Big Island, Hawaii I had the immense honor (once in a lifetime) to celebrate my son’s seventh birthday. It is such a precious time period. At this point we have these odd conversations where he shows […]
Twenty years ago I began a longstanding love affair. I heard a song by Primitive Radio Gods that noted “her plane takes off from Baltimore and touches down on Bourbon Street.” I then followed suit on a now defunct TWA airline. I was overly-dressed and suffering from a […]
Breathe in the lit fire Stomach lining to be damned A fierce dragoness Fire in the belly Scorch inauthenticity Flaming truths remain A fierce dragoness: Scorch inauthenticity
Bad habits are a great thing Habits. Everyone as one or a million or so. There are just as many websites that try to show one the path from engaging in a bad habit to being habit-free. There are also also all those psychologically-bent websites (such as Psychology […]
What was that yellow turnwheel spot? Before coming down to the stacks, she was afraid of being alone and being crushed by others living their lives. She then breathed loudly so others would know of her existence. She was invisible to herself; why wouldn’t she be to others? […]
As I hung out with my son encouraging him to fall asleep, he asked me “will you be here in the morning when I get up?” I thought that was strange and assured him that of course I would be there. I asked him why he was […]
It’s the end of the high road Time to jump and find one’s mettle The ladder back up ain’t so stable Use your wit to stay afloat Close your eyes and dive backwards The gnats won’t follow you down The caped man will jab your stare Fly down […]
Toronto is a truly lovely city at least in the summertime when I was just there. I should back up and state for the record I love Canada. It serves as a the calm, safe and slightly cheaper sister to the US. I have done a cross-country trip through […]
Don’t stop believing Do you know the Journey song “Don’t stop believing“? It starts with a great keyboard riff and the lyrics of “Just a small town girl Livin’ in a lonely world She took the midnight train” It also is in our recent public consciousness as it […]