Wrinkles? I Call Them Laugh Lines

Let’s face it – when we get older we get wrinkles. Some people get more, some people get less, but the one thing we all have in common is the fact that we get them. The aging process and how we face age is a personal journey, some people fight the process and some peopleContinue reading “Wrinkles? I Call Them Laugh Lines”

To The Very End

To the very end. That is what I think every time some asks me who my inspiration is/was and I tell them my Mom. Why “To the very end”? Well, let me tell you the story that is my Mom and give you a glimpse as to why I am the way I am today.Continue reading “To The Very End”

People And Their Fucking Opinions

I’m not sure is it just me, or does it seem like everyone and their cousin has a fucking opinion? Now let’s be clear on this. I don’t mind opinions when I ask for them, let me repeat that last part…..when I ask for them. I ask for opinions from my co-workers for their thoughtsContinue reading “People And Their Fucking Opinions”

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”