It was the day after the super moon phenomenon of 2014 and a group of thirty something friends sat around the patio completely satiated. Homemade Mexican food had been served and devoured and all wore beer induced grins. It was a lovely way to spend a summer evening. It was all quite normal and familiar when the conversation took a sudden turn. Music from the 90’s had played commercial free on one of those Digital TV channels and all night the phrase “I love that song,” could be heard....more
Many won’t ever know what it is to lose someone they love after that person has lost their own sense of personal joy. I do. Though the final lynch pin in my mother’s medical madness that stretched across most of my childhood and adult life, was technically cancer, her first diagnosis and underlying illness was always your basic, run of the mill, albeit ultimately crippling – depression. My mother darted in and out of personal happiness and emotional stability for most of my life. The first time was when I was 12 and she attempted suicide....more
This weekend, we will be under the influences of an Aquarius Moon and it will be in its “Full” phase on Sunday August 10, 2014. Be prepared for the unexpected, the (nice?) surprise. This Air sign can be rebellious and unpredictable as it spurs us to become involved with community issues, special groups and their causes. Relax, go with the flow. Contribute to the universe in some way, make a difference. Be part of a team....more
I was vacationing in the mid-west when I first saw the delightful Coke cans and bottles with people's names on them. I searched through bin after bin after bin, trying to find my kid's names, but to no avail. But you know what I did find?My ex's name.Over and over....more
In preparation for International IPA Day (which this year falls on August 7th) I asked five women who love craft beer for their local and all-time favorite India Pale Ales. OK, 6 really--but I cheated and included myself. I can do that, right? ...more
If you believe in reincarnation, you might want to come back as Lady Gaga's dog or Karl Lagerfeld's cat. Featured in Harper’s Bazaar’s September issue, Gaga discusses her little French bulldog, named Asia, and comments on the famous cat,.
Favorite TV Show: Don't Be Tardy... Why? Because I want to be Kim Z. this bitch is hilarious. She wears wigs and has fabulous real hair, has a pretty bomb ass down to earth husband, drinks wine from a solo cup, and spends 1,200 on scratch off tickets at the local gas station. We could be besties....more
I took a picture of Ollie the other night and EVERY time I look at it I start laughing.You might remember it, because I posted it on Facebook and Instagram. In the instant I took the picture, Ollie TOTALLY looked like the character Crazy Eyes from Orange is the New Black.So, I left it on my phone. And giggled every time I saw it....more