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Friday Five: Five Fun Things

We’ve been crazy busy lately so I broke my blogging streak of three posts a week. Darn. But I’ve been productive otherwise so I’m cutting myself some slack. Somewhat. Anyway, here’s what’s been going on in my life for the past nine days: 1.) Cooper was home for spring break last week so on Thursday, we [...]

Bueller Day: Washington, DC style

So my friend, Jackey, concocted this wild, impromptu idea last week to celebrate the expected fantastic weather: She would fly down from Buffalo, meet me at BWI, and we’d take the train into DC for a short day until she had to fly home. I fired back with a “sure, sounds awesome,” but deep down, I hesitated. I’m not [...]

Yes, you read that correctly. 2015. Not 2016, seeing as how I’m still behind with just about every single aspect of my life. But I’m working on that and making major progress, which I’ll chat about soon. And there’s going to be changes here at my blog, but until then, I’m determined to get caught up with past [...]

Those who are familiar with The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron know about morning pages. From her website: “The bedrock tool of a creative recovery is a daily practice called Morning Pages.” “Morning Pages are three pages of longhand, stream of consciousness writing, done first thing in the morning. *There is no wrong way to do Morning [...]

Grease Live: The Event I’m so glad I watched

Those of you who grew up in the 70’s … before the days of VHS and DVD’s remember how back then, there were two ways to see a movie: At the theatre–the big one screeners, that is, not today’s multiplexes, or on television. So when TV Guide listed a movie you’d like to see, you circled it and turned [...]

September 2015 Goals

Ah, September. My favorite time of year! New pencils. Crisp, clean notebooks. Warm days and chilly nights where just a sweater will do. Fresh slates. Second chances. That rejuvenated urge to reinvent your life. We’ve had a chaotic but blessed summer. My son’s orthognatic surgery was a complete success, (thank you God and Dr. Poshni,) and [...]