I love love love Halloween!  I love the smug welcome of a somewhat scary pumpkin seated on your front stoop, the never-ending burning of candles, the constant fear that lurks from all the spooky characters that hide in the shadows, and the pillow cases that rip from too much candy. Like most holidays, I enjoy the … More Spooktacular

My Tribe

Friends…there’s a reason this show is still popular, and has an eternal spot in the nightly lineup.  What I love about Friends, is that even on the worst of days, this show can bring the brightest of smiles to our faces, and provide a full bellyache of laughs.  At the core, Friends journeys through the ups and … More My Tribe

Give Yourself a Pat

We live in a culture and society where criticism floods the streets and rattles the windows.  Criticism, by definition, is the disapproval of someone, or something, based on perceived faults.  But criticism has slowly allowed our culture to accept judging as the latest fashion trend.  I’d like to think otherwise. Why is it that we … More Give Yourself a Pat

New Year…New You

One of the most interesting aspects of beginning a new year, for me, are New Year’s resolutions.  When I was a youngin I used to make resolutions all the time.  They consisted of stop eating cheetos…no matter how cheesy they are, write something intellectually clever in my diary every day (embarrassing), or ,as I matured, make an … More New Year…New You

Who’s Your King?

This is the Windsor family crest on the gate to Buckingham Palace.  Don’t be fooled, that is pure Gold! It’s fun when you’re a kid to dream of being a Prince or Princess someday,but why is that?  I, personally, think when we’re kids we watch princess movies and see the pretty girls and naturally want their dazzling lives, … More Who’s Your King?

Falling for Fall

I love fall. I love watching the leaves cascade down from the trees; how they create a tornado of color and brightness.  I love even the distinct smell that comes with fall, as if there is an ongoing campfire; the warmth that surrounds you from all angles. Fall is by far my favorite season.  It’s … More Falling for Fall