Growing up she had been warned to never look at a mirror at night. Much harm could come her way if she did. She had been warned day in and day out and she took it seriously. Then one day she threw a fleeting glance at the mirror […]
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.
One day, he was there with great fanfare One day, he was celebrated One day, he was the savior One day, he was a mystery Then, he was outrunning the bloated air Then, he was tolerated Then, he curried your disfavor No kowtowing Then, he was relegated to […]
This year of 2019 is the year of the pig. An according to one website, “though not wasteful spenders, they will let themselves enjoy life”. And, as I have declared this my year of joy, I have to say hear hear to the year of the […]
My word for the year is “joy” and I am trying everyday to be joyful. There’s something sweet, pure, and revolutionary in such an endeavor. It does take work, however. There are so many things that can potentially stand in the way of achieving joy. Even momentary joy. […]
I often note how proudly I am to be a New Yorker even as I have lived in 18 cities. I also tend to note that I am a happy curmudgeon. When I lived out in Los Angeles, many were bewildered by the fact that I am a […]
I am set to make this year truly be one of great joy. Everyday I remind myself to just feel and find the “happy”. Joy, as I have internalized it, is meant to propel us forward in life. And, I am also set to continue my movie-going […]
My philosophy is that it is never to early to start planning a vacation or getaway. Mind you, I quite often, however, end up planning a trip at the last minute. I like the idea of planning way ahead of time and yet I love last-minute trips. Honestly, […]
Some might say she is a hoarder. But she doesn’t agree with such a characterization. She likes to characterize herself as a memory banker. Every single bit in her house, down to the straw, has an attached memory. She likes to make a lot of deposits. But she […]
I have restarted this post several times trying to find the right words. But this one is hard. And not because of any reason other than I don’t want to sounds like I am being snarky or funny. Because my concern is serious. Last year four people […]
You should have never invited me to your party If you were going to keep me from dancing Why pretend to welcome all who tap to a beat If there were to be rules to stand in place Those smiles on the dance floor seemed warm at first […]