Daily Prompt: Giving My 26 Bones a Time out in a New York Minute I am the quintessential New Yorker: I have never had a driver’s license, I speed walk everywhere and I tend to eat lunch either on my feet, at my desk or with a cocktail. […]
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.
Daily Prompt: Teaching The Art of Being an Other On a dark, gray rainy day on a train platform in the small town of Ripoll, Spain I awaited the delayed RENFE (train) that would take me back to Barcelona. I had just had a fabulous time in this […]
We just got through the third week of January. Most of our colleagues are back from their vacations facing a world of backlogged work, new unrealistic year-long agendas and still uncertain economic times. It’s enough to make anyone batty and perhaps a little socially awkward. This week’s wacky […]
Right off the bat I have to note this was meant to be an old-school reflection in the vein of the recent social media phenomenon of throwback Thursdays. Today is Friday. I kind of missed the boat on that one. That’s just how this week has been rolling. […]
If you hear a woman screaming for help in the middle of the night, more than likely you are going to help. Or so you believe. However, Kitty Genovese screamed and screamed decades ago, many in the neighborhood looked out their windows, and no one helped out. She […]
Daily Prompt: Mirror Mirror: Let me start off with this nugget. Sadly many women avoid looking at themselves even in the beauty salon. Yet, the mirror can be an illuminating vehicle for understanding oneself and how one is viewed in the world. I am a New Yorker. […]
Daily Prompt: Predictions – Hoping for major advances in the HIV field while saying goodbye to Australia
Today is the 21st day of the year. We are still early on in. As such there are 344 days remaining until the end of the year. Everything seems to be going at warped speed. On this day in history back in 1789 a major blogging precursor occurred […]
I love planning trips and going on grand adventures. Both fortunately and unfortunately, I travel a lot for work. Even so, everyday I look up random flights and hope that I am one of those lucky people to get a computer-glitch cheap ticket. Oh, to dream. However there […]
What will you remember 2013 by? Obviously many will think of Miley Cyrus and her odd twerking revolution. Others will think of the National Security Agency (NSA) and how naive we were to think that they weren’t checking our phone logs. Others will remember the terror of the […]
If you currently have or have had a child in kindergarten you probably have experienced an odd sense of being dumb. All of a sudden you get quizzed at all hours of the day as to what 100 plus 100 equals, why does it snow past Christmas or […]