Several years back a work colleague displayed what, at the time, I considered to be a slightly odd quirk. I didn’t think too much of it but it had made me think the person was overly cautious. Having grown up in New York I understood on a DNA […]
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.
She opened the refrigerator, letting the door rock back. She took a sip of water as the smell of cigarettes knocked her back. His cigarettes. She closed the refrigerator to only find that he wasn’t there. Of course, he wasn’t. He hadn’t been for over a decade. But […]
It was their dream home! Her dream home. It reminded her of a Dr. Seuss building. That was the type of wimsy she needed in her life. She needed fun, mirth, and a perch. She didn’t really know what that meant. She just liked saying it. And, that […]
Every morning I do a song and dance with my hallway. I step out of my home into the hallway. I then step right back in. I run to the bathroom and note that indeed I had turned off the flat iron. I then run back out and […]
I used to say, even write at times, “it is what it is”. I would feel it strongly. I preached it. I passed it on as advice. Although, admittedly, the first time I heard someone tell me that in a meeting I frowned and “downgraded” in my mind. […]
Loyalty is expected but hard to give sometimes. Or so it seems these days. People want to believe others will have their back, but daily life is layered in nuance and competing interests. It also seems that some have taken to heart Game of Thrones believing life is […]
More often than not my advice to anyone would be to not answer that phone call. I, myself, hate talking on the phone. It’s amazing that as a teenager I was constantly on the phone. Well, actually not really. I was on the phone until the age of […]
I received a surprise phone call the other day. It was a surprise for three reasons. First, it was a surprise. Second, it was someone rather unexpected. Third, I picked up. I never pick up my phone. Well, let me correct that. I only pick up for my […]
I love putting to-do lists together. I thrive om them. I get a jolt of energy from them. Yes, admittedly that is a bit odd. But I love seeing things I need to get done and putting a path together moving forward. I love seeing the checkmarks next […]
They had saved for a year in order to have the trip of their dreams. They didn’t skimp on everything but they most certainly had shown restraint. And, it was worth it. The beauty. The peace. The lifted oppression. Their legs felt hollow. Their chest felt weightless. That […]