Louis CK explains cell phones and sadness as only he can

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Louis CK explains cell phones and sadness as only he can

I don’t usually take advice from comedians but Louis CK is the exception. Sometime today or this week, when the urge comes on to use my phone as a shield, I will leave it in my bag, or even back at my house and I’ll just be.

2 and a Half Lessons I Learned From Attending a Writers Conference

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2 and a Half Lessons I Learned From Attending a Writers Conference

I don’t like long blog posts because blah blah blah…right.  So this week you’ll read about the first two and half life lessons I learned while attending the Atlanta Writers Conference, and next week I’ll post the rest.   Last week I had the pleasure of attending my first writers conference. While there, I was […]

My big fat European vacation and why it’s taken me two years to take it

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My big fat European vacation and why it’s taken me two years to take it

I’ve wanted to go back to Italy since my last visit in 2005. The plan was to do it at 40. That didn’t happen. I’m 42 now, and finally, after 2 years of making excuses, I’m finally headed back…

It’s not who you are that holds you back,

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It’s not who you are that holds you back,

It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not. Like, I’m not pretty, I’m not smart, I’m not the kind of person who… Stop that! If you stop, I promise I will too…

STOP Doing That: 3 things I have to stop doing in 2012

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STOP Doing That: 3 things I have to stop doing in 2012

I’ve started to rethink these lists/goals/plans I make for myself every year only to have something else, sometimes better, sometimes not, happen. But, things I can stop doing? That’s all in my control – no outside forces, no unpredictable economy, finances or people. Things I can stop doing is all me.

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