Sending the Kraken back…

    One day close to 40 years ago, while I was pregnant with my third child, I came close to crossing the line when disciplining my first born.  Sarah was only 5 years old at the time and she and her younger sister were playing and running around in our two bedroom apartment.  I don’t…

Crepes with a side of Wings

Really?  Who wants to eat that at one sitting? For breakfast? Besides…where would you even order that? As I sat across from my best friend at IHOP this past Sunday and was totally grossed out by what I was watching her eat at 8am for breakfast, I was also overcome by gratitude for this unexplainable,…

Thank You for your service…

This morning started out like any other Sunday for the past 5 months.  The alarm jolts me out of bed at 3:30am and I stumble to the shower in an attempt to wash away the sleep from my eyes.  I take the 14 mile drive to the center of the city and join the other…

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It’s just a number

OK…so there…I’ve done it.  I have now officially started “the change”.  No, not menopause but something I have dreaded even more.  Changing into my mother. My mother was not a mean, ill-tempered, crotchety old woman.  In fact, my mom was sweet, caring, and loving and I am grateful that she lived a full, vibrant life…

Image of Nail Art competitor. Race cars and other vehicles built on top of nail tips.

The eye of the beholder

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. – Confucius Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend the Premiere Beauty Show held at the Orange County Convention Center.  I was there doing PR work for a client, not because I am a service provider.  After fighting traffic to get there, and attempting to solve the maze…