The morning sky was dark My head and hair frizzy and fuzzy filled with songs of the lark First, there was a bunny Surely, he was real Or was I just hungry Then, there was my dog Surely, he wasn’t real Seemed I needed some grog Yet my […]
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.
The Psychology of Applauding Ourselves: Because you have nothing to lose doesn’t mean you should win
I just euphorically finished running on my treadmill despite all my ailments and I was so eager to hit the imaginary applause button that I nearly fell off the moving walkway. I shrugged off my clumsiness reminding myself I had just accomplished a great feat and was soundly […]
Feeling a bit like a pig in a blanket Belly full of savory Hawaiian pork Roasting under the sun’s hot honey droplet Crab legs walking about on the beach brisket My brain feeling a bit like songs by Bjork The waves providing me with great cosset A beach […]
I stare at the empty table Wondering who should I invite For the table looks so ripe for a friendship cradle But my soul sounds an alarm For too many people pretend to want to connect With a globally affected charm A lack of time renders many unable […]
Let’s get one thing straight. I am not a food snob, equally appreciative of pasteles on the side of the road in Puerto Rico (and strangely, as it turns out, Oahu), unidentifiable street meat from a cart in New York City, and bizarre fusion foods and haute cuisine […]
They are coming Must rise up against the quicksand They are coming Must be steadfastly strident and headstrong They are coming Must push back against the naysayer’s wall They are coming Must not blink the confidence asunder They are coming Must reabsorb the jitters into the veins They […]
We listlessly got in a car and drove and drove Freely with no clear destination in mind Other than wanting to find a restorative spirit trove Upon Manoa Falls trail we stumbled And then we merrily toiled and slid Ascending the trail that was muddy but not disgruntled […]
It is 3am and I just cannot fall back asleep. It could be the immense jet-lag that I feel. It also could be that I came to the sad realization that summer is almost over. Well, it is half way done and I guess I am a glass […]
I am a diehard New Yorker. Let’s just get that out of the way immediately. Why? Because despite having lived in six US states, living abroad in Europe, and visiting 43 out of the 50 states, plus Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, I am still in […]
The doors to the commuter train are jammed up again, the bells are ringing and we are not moving. Sigh. It’s hot. It is 6pm and the work day has been long and brutal. The train staff start speaking to each other over the PA system. It is […]