Have you heard of ride or die friends? Those friends who will be there with you to the end. When you have such people in your life, even if its just one person, you are rich and blessed. Last year around this time I sent an early morning […]
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.
Swoosh. Swoosh. Swoosh. It felt like a wild river running through my brain. Tried to turn it off. Give it a break. After all, everything and everyone needs a break or two. Off to the couch my legs went and down on the pillow went the head. The […]
The boy made out of clay Was not a koala bear Not a figurine Nor was he a balloon boy He was made out of hot earth And sculpted as if he were a marshmallow An arm here and an arm down to the side He was stiff […]
She stared at the house in the distance. Well, she squinted. It was that time of the day and that time of the year. It was an odd house and these were dark times. She had warned him not to turn inward. No good can come from such […]
You never know how, when, or why you may encounter people you thought you left behind decades ago. A psychology experiment decades ago found that there are about six degrees of seperation. Someone decided to be funny and test that finding using Kevin Bacon as an example. Nowadays, […]
When I first started writing this piece, I mistakenly titled it “no fizz in my barb”. I looked at it and winced. I wondered whether subconsciously I thought I was losing my snark. My wit. My comebacks. I’m usually very fast on the draw. But my head is […]
I love, love, and love Halloween. I still get a new costume each year. Last year, I was the Queen of Hearts. This year I’m going to be Beatrix Kiddo, AKA the Bride in Kill Bill. You know that Tarantino movie with Uma Thurman. She wakes up from […]
Sadly, clumsy me has had many a fall lately. I fell crossing the street after becoming lightheaded. And, no, I was not texting or otherwise engaged with my phone. It may have been from being locked in an office with 100 boxes or it may have been being […]
204 days I feel like I have 2004 rhymes But 24 hours isn’t enough 20,400 jumbled words But my bio need be 420 My 240 shoes don’t want to stand up Droopy eyes want to sleep at 2:04am The clock is ticking
One thing I know for sure about life and our role in tbe universe is that you should never get too comfortable. Growing up as a very poor child in the South Bronx, I understood life could be tough. However, I also saw that there are people out […]