Wear What You Want – The Early Years

Wear what you want. Why do these four words have such a strong meaning to me? Where did this passion come from? To answer these questions, we will have to travel back in time, back to the early years. I have always enjoyed fashion, shopping and the time that I got to spend with myContinue reading “Wear What You Want – The Early Years”

A Message To Myself

Dedicated to Lauren. I am truly blessed to have the people in my life whom I love. One of these amazing humans is a lovely young lady whom I am blessed to have in my life. Lauren asked me if she could request a subject for me to write about. Without even a second ofContinue reading “A Message To Myself”

Pain Is Pain

Simply put…..pain is pain. No one has the right to tell you anything about your pain. No one can tell you if your pain is right or if your pain is wrong. No one can tell you if you are hurting too much or not enough. Too often we have outside sources judging our pain,Continue reading “Pain Is Pain”

Election Night Story Time

As I sit here glued to the TV, flipping through the channels and hanging on every word, I have decided to give myself a break from reality for a moment at least. And what better way to do that than with a story. We all have stories. Some stories are funny, some are sad andContinue reading “Election Night Story Time”

Surviving Parenthood

I have come to the conclusion that parenthood comes with a lot of guilt. Especially mine. I’ve been a parent now for over 30 years. I have two amazing sons who I am very proud of. They love their Mom and I love them more than anything in the world. How we got to thisContinue reading “Surviving Parenthood”

Channel Your Inner Mary Poppins

There is just something special about good ole Mary Poppins. Besides her talking umbrella, beautiful smile and that amazing carpet bag that carries every thing, she has just the right amount of magic. Just like Mary Poppins, we too have the right amount of magic in us. I’m not talking about casting spells or turningContinue reading “Channel Your Inner Mary Poppins”

Kindness Does Not Equal Weakness

This took me a long time to learn. I grew up in a very hard family. My Dad was raised in an orphanage and he learned at a young age what it took to survive. With the best of intentions, he did a very good job passing that wisdom along to his daughters. I inContinue reading “Kindness Does Not Equal Weakness”

Ego vs Confidence

This is a fine line between love and hate. So many of us confuse these two. You look at that person who’s head is held high and think to yourself “That person has a healthy ego”. Well, I hate to tell you this but the ego is never healthy. The ego is like the evilContinue reading “Ego vs Confidence”

Middle Aged and Tattooed – Oh The Things People Say

Tattoos are very popular these days and are generally accepted in society. They are most popular/accepted in the younger age group. They have no real boundaries on the amount of tattoos or the placement of them. Tattoos on someone in the over 50 group is looked at differently. While still somewhat popular, they seem toContinue reading “Middle Aged and Tattooed – Oh The Things People Say”

We are all addicts.

I’m very fond of saying this because I 100% believe it is true. We are all addicted to something. You can be addicted to drugs, alcohol, shopping, sex, good grades, attention, tanning, smoking, food and just about everything that makes you feel good for the moment. But at the end of the day we areContinue reading “We are all addicts.”