After I checked into my hotel, I rode up the elevator not really noticing who else was in the elevator with me besides my work colleagues. Stepped out of the elevator and walked down the oddly dim-lit hallway to my hotel room. Stepped into my room. Looked around. […]
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.
Do you love Buffy the Vampire Slayer? Do you love Supernatural? Did you love the X-Files, Battlestar Galactica and Farscape? Why the love for science fiction, space operas or vampires? My love of monsters, vampires, aliens, and in general science fiction comes primarily from my mom who believed […]
About eight years ago a colleague of mine told me of a special gesture he used to do for his wife on her birthday. He would send flowers to his mother in-law thanking her for giving birth to his beautiful wife. I was dumfounded. Until that point, birthdays […]
Zsa Zsa Gabor once said, “I call everyone ‘Darling’ because I can’t remember their name”. More likely she had a paid assistant to remember them for her, so there was little point in wasting those brain cells of hers on storing such pedestrian information. Would that I could […]
I most definitely do not have a green thumb. I am allergic to grass, ragweed and numerous pollens. I’m a creature of the urban jungle. Concrete all around me growing up, not plants. So, I went to Home Depot this weekend, bought some plants, a large shovel and […]
How many high tech gadgets do you have? How many do you feel you need? Is your TIVO connected to your computer? Do you access your TIVO through your IPAD? Do you access CNN live on your IPOD-even while abroad? How connected do you have to be? Recently […]
“I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person.” ― Walt Whitman, “Song of Myself” Empathy. Do you have it? Do you live it? Do you experience it? Does it guide you? Many may reflexively say “yes, of course”. But […]
Many, many years ago, in the kooky land of Washington, DC, I worked for the federal government. It was a time of great turmoil in which a president rued the day he laid hands on a certain blue dress. It was a time in which the various sectors […]
“It’s a moment that I’m after, A fleeting moment, but not a frozen moment.”- Andrew Wyeth Many of us cherish the early years of our children. I often look at my son and get a little sad at how quickly he is growing up. I loved his little […]
My heart just aches at this latest tragedy. One hundred forty four (and counting) injured. Many of the injured will undergo amputations. An eight year old boy dead. It just breaks my heart. Six square blocks cornered off with sneakers and bags left behind. April is a month […]