Over 818 hours, days, and nights Nearly forgot to check in with myself Just an afterthought of thoughts The thought bubbles are dark and gray Soaking in the bath Too tired to try Need a new catalyst A motorboat to power through Find the courage to push and […]
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.
I used to have very vivid dreams. A long time ago I dreamt I was eating a burger and I woke up mid-dream with my hands in burger-holding formation. That was amazingly intense especially since back then I didn’t eat meat. I woke up that day wondering if […]
Many people often tire of me saying how great New York is. However, a plurality of those who do so tire, are not New Yorkers and are jealous. Yes, I said that. Californians were quite often exasperated by my NY pronouncements. Notably, though, there are great qualities to […]
I just watched the season premiere episode of the Nancy Drew reboot. I didn’t really know what to expect. I will share a secret with you. I never read the Nancy Drew stories as a kid. Or, at least I have no recollection of that. I read a […]
They were as excited as always. What a silly, nerdy family they were. They had gone yard sailing earlier in the day and had come home with a large haul of new treasures. One such treasure was this basket of old photographs. They threw down the photos onto […]
My mother loved giraffes. Well, she loved monkeys and penguins as well. She fed local homeless dogs and thought pigs were adorable. But her love of giraffes amused me. Her love of penguins was passed down to my son. He has over 20 stuffed penguins we have gotten […]
Crunchy Snappy Chewy Tasty Mouth-watering Appetizing Yummy Savory Delectable Scrumptious Delightfully delightful to one’s senses Wonderfully enchanting to one’s heart To yearn and burn To wish and dream it reoccurs To desire a most spectacular morsel of hope To fulfill one’s hunger So sweet and spicy to the […]
There is something to be said of remaining calm, cool, and collected in a highly trying situation. It may actually be highly frustrating and irritating to do so, but the reward is so grand. If you freak out, others freak out. If others freak out, a mob mentality […]
This past week, I passed a sign at an organization proudly noting that their community legacy matters. And, to me it most surely does. When we have children, we quite often think of our legacy. They represent us going forward. We pass on our values to them. We […]
Windows onto the world What do you see? Who do you want to be? What do you want to be? Sometimes we can see far out Other times, it is murky and gray Frayed nerves Hurried pace Blurred lines Frantic thoughts Seek your reflection And you might just […]