Smack, Whack, the Ice Is Cold

Over the holidays (yeah, I know I'm still back there...still recovering), I spent some time with that fluffy, white stuff that falls from the sky. Snow! Lovely snow. Lovely cold, icy, slippery snow. In all its many forms, a beautiful sight and a great way to bring in the New Year. A few years back, I … Continue reading Smack, Whack, the Ice Is Cold

Santa and Friends: The Real Story Beyond the Lights

Looking at all the colorful lights and holiday displays you would probably say everything is going splendidly. But I promise you, things are not always as they seem. I felt a lot of anxiety in the air as I drove through my neighborhood. Maybe Santa and friends are anxious about the big night. Could be. I … Continue reading Santa and Friends: The Real Story Beyond the Lights

Green-Walled Tower Fiction-T’s are Here!

Fiction-T's from the Green-Walled Tower are here and just in time for the holidays! David Stewart from the Green-Walled Tower blog has created these incredible T-shirts. I know you're probably wondering how a T-shirt can be incredible...make no mistake these shirts are stupendous! Why? Because these shirts are Fiction-T's. David has published his short fiction stories … Continue reading Green-Walled Tower Fiction-T’s are Here!

A Communication Tip for the Holidays and Beyond: “Me Time”

Have you ever been in a conversation where you were so busy formulating a response that you missed what the other person said altogether? Sometimes I think life happens this way; life as a conversation where we are only half-way committed, half-way listening. Many times we are so fixated on predicting what happens next that … Continue reading A Communication Tip for the Holidays and Beyond: “Me Time”

Thanksgiving Quandries

For this year's Thanksgiving meal, I will responsible for cooking. This also includes planning. We all know that the secret to a successful Thanksgiving meal with numerous side dishes delivered to the table piping hot all at once is....more than one oven! Correct? But unless you live in a hotel or you're just lucky, you're like … Continue reading Thanksgiving Quandries

That Time I was in a Parade

With temperatures in the triple digits, I will leave town with the masses in search of a cool breeze. But, we'll be back so my son can participate in a festive holiday parade with his water polo team. I don't know the specifics of his participation; if he'll be walking or riding, chanting or hand waving. Since … Continue reading That Time I was in a Parade

Happy 2015!

We made it to another year! Congratulations everyone. I have loads of goals this year. I know if I share them on my blog, you'll hold me to them. I'll just limit myself to ten. Here there are: Write Get back into dance class. I miss it! Start my book...write write Play with my kids … Continue reading Happy 2015!