Strawberry Moon, Green Puppies, and Lobster Tails in the Pants: Cause I’m Happy This past week saw yet another Friday the 13th. Admittedly, it is not my favorite day of any month or year. This past Friday also saw a rare “honey moon” or otherwise known as […]
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 little bit of charm can go a long way in social justice efforts On a recent trip, I got to meet with great community leaders with grand passion and commitment for empowering communities and improving overall health. Sure many community activists are wacky and hold unique […]
The Psychology of Rooms to expand the mind, belt an Elvis tune, seek shelter and weep across travels
Rooms to expand the mind, belt an Elvis tune, seek shelter and weep across travels Just this morning my son and I were talking about his bedroom. He barely uses his room. He sees it more like a storage space than a space in which to […]
170 days. I wrote a blog post everyday for 170 days straight. Then on day 171 and specifically the 161st day of the calendar year I took a break. I was tired physically, mentally and spiritually. I could have pushed myself to write since I had ideas in […]
There’s a monkey on my head and other animal travel tales When I first started traveling to Puerto Rico a while ago on a more frequent basis, I was at first scared by the roaming pack of dogs. I would tense up and look for the quickest […]
The Month of May left me in the Middle of a Time Warp and unprepared for the coming zombie apocalypse
The Month of May left me in the Middle of a Time Warp and unprepared for the coming zombie apocalypse Lately I feel like I am in the middle of a time warp. I just want to stand up, throw tomatoes at someone I keep screaming “dammit janet” […]
Van Gogh’s ear is alive, whiskey may be no more: Don’t judge this week’s wacky news by its cover My legs are hurting immensely today. I decided to do pilates before I ran on the treadmill. One could almost say I was punishing my legs […]
Little Room in the Wind Standing firm on the swaying earth Concrete and nature are holding hands Filled with goodwill mirth Sprouting understanding from the land Seeking refuge in the templed room Cheeks kissing the floor Breath out the gloom Build up your empowered core
High heels, neat hats, and a large desk with a commanding presence: My wish for dinner with Vigdís Finnbogadóttir
High heels, neat hats, and a large desk with a commanding presence: My wish for dinner with Vigdís Finnbogadóttir While in the old part of Panama City, Panama, I came across much graffiti of interest and note that keeps running through my mind. Immediately upon entering the […]
In New York you do not magically have a spare room. Oftentimes, you may not really have a kitchen or you may have a bathroom for which you have to stand in the hallway in order to brush your teeth. Extra space in New York? Nah, never gonna […]