How Roy Orbison Saved Me: 30:30 Somethings

I'm a bit ashamed to admit it, but it took a world-shattering event, football and a lil' rock-n-roll to get me and my father back on track, but I'm thankful we did and got to enjoy each other before we couldn't.

Taste in Men: 30:30 Somethings

When we discuss the beauty of relationships, we typically describe them in terms of good or bad. But as a woman who’s dated many men and married none, how about considering them in the range of taste buds? That's what I ponder in this Taste in Men post....more

When to Say When: 30:30 Somethings

As a child, I possessed a food-o-graphic memory/fo͞od ōˌgrafik ˈmem(ə)rē/noun The ability to remember the contents of your kitchen cabinets and refrigerator in explicit detail.The rest is up to adulthood. I ate fast and lived slower, and darn it, I learned lessons along the way. Read more about it....more

Playing in the Sandbox: 30:30 Somethings

My life has been devoted to great relationships with both men and women. But truth be told, men like me better due to my love of football, steaks and non-Martha Stewart proclivities.But that begs the question, can men and women just be friendly? Join the discussion here: Playing in the Sandbox: 30:30 Somethings...more

What’s Your Pseudo Action Hero Moment?

We’re all called to action at some point, right? Whether it be assisting someone with car trouble, helping an old lady cross the street, or performing the Heimlich maneuver on a stranger (e.g. Bill Murray Groundhog’s Day style), most of us hope to be ready to help when crises arise.Regardless of the 70s or 80s-inspired efforts, let's dance  Right? :)Farrah Fawcett would celebrate the intention here....more

Eat the Cake!: 30-30 Somethings

Oh boy! If you've ever second guessed a life choice by over analyzing it, then you'll understand my delimma about dating a younger man - 10 years my junior. That decision prompted this post: Eat the Cake!: 30-30 Somethings....more

Family Traditions: 30 30-Somethings

You can't get more embarrasing than the fact that my father called me a "Heifer, "Fart Blossom" and "Short, Fat Fanny" as a child. But despite this, I came out a fairly well-adjusted, optimistic female. Read why on: Family Traditions | 30 30-Somethings post on Awkward Laughter....more

Dirty Old Men: 30 30-Somethings

Have you ever dodged douche bags at work? I certainly have, and those experiences with older men hitting on younger women prompted this story. Here's an excerpt:...more