I was never a popular kid in school. That includes elementary, definitely junior high, and worst of all – high school. There were always friend groups, we were the islands of misfit toys that stuck together as outcasts. But prom queen or captain of the cheerleading team just wasn’t in the cards for me. SoContinue reading “The Dance”
I dreamt about Jeff Buckley last night. The dream was so vivid; so compelling, that I had to email one of my oldest friends and tell him the entire story this morning during my commute to work. In the dream, several close friends and I had ventured back in time for the specific goal ofContinue reading “The Dream”
For many people, the start of a new year brings resolutions and a clean slate. A new chance to reinvent, to try something new, to make a life change. In that spirit, I wanted to share my thoughts and experiences on one of the more popular New Year’s resolutions – losing weight and getting fit.Continue reading “New Year, Get Fit! (Or don’t – it’s really your call)”
Those who know me are acutely aware of several things: First, I like to talk. A LOT. Second, when something piques my interest, I’m monomaniacal about the topic, until I’m not. There’s no middle ground. Third, I am obsessed with my three fur babies. 2 cats, 1 dog, endless amusing anecdotes about the latest sillyContinue reading “All My Children”
These days, I only say “I’m sorry” in situations where I am actually, truly, incontrovertibly, sorry. It hasn’t always been this way, however. Breaking my habit of apologizing for anything and everything took time. I caught myself apologizing for silly things like walking through an open door that a stranger was nice enough to hold. Continue reading “I Apologize (not really)”
So I met Sean Kelly the other night.
We set out from London on an overcast September day. Our destination: Hever Castle in Kent. More widely known as the childhood home of Henry VIII’s second wife, Anne Boleyn. From our hotel nestled in the heart of Trafalgar Square, we took the tube to the Victoria station and then boarded the train. Being only mostly familiar with theContinue reading “Hever Castle – Kent, England”
For me, this blog will be about expressing myself through words, out in the open, with the hope of putting my writer self on a larger stage and seeing what happens.