Top Phrases Every Woman Hates to Hear

Look, every man has probably said something during his lifetime that seriously pissed a woman off. Some phrases that men say without any bad intentions can make women feel embarrassed, uncomfortable, and angry. It’s time to stop using these annoying phrases. The...

Let the Commuting Begin! Back to Work We Go…Sort Of.

Chapter 50: Return to work at the Border of Crazy As I rock gently on the hammock swings located on the front porch of my beautiful yellow 142-year-old Victorian vacation home (aka Casa di Amici), I virtually listen to a presentation of our Return to Work plan. As the...

It’s okay to NOT be okay

Hey, Feelers!  Hope you’re having a great summer.  I know I’ve touched on this topic in earlier blogs, but it’s been hitting home lately, and I want to share it again… You know what I’ve learned?  That everything in life is temporary- BUT also that it’s...

Random Thoughts and Love for Green Acres

Let’s skip the fuckin pleasantries and get down to the point…. Some summer thoughts for you, from me.  Feel free to leave comments. I read all comments and will decide what the hell is fucking wrong with you.  I really can’t stand the gecko commercials. He’s annoying....

The Grief and Unease of Realizing Your Parents Are Aging

Two years ago, I wrote the blog, which I decided to relaunch this month.  This topic continues to be such a big part of my story, and if I am being honest, I am still struggling with it.  For the last month, my mom has been staying with me. Recently she took...

A New York State of Procrastination

Have you heard the story about the guy who planned to do the New York Marathon, then a pandemic happened, and he forgot to train for a year until he officially got into the race? Well, the star of this story is yours truly. Last week I got an email that I had been...

Motherhood: Ten Years In

My son #CMK turns ten tomorrow and for the past few weeks, I’ve been so nostalgic about his life to now. It isn’t like these ten years flew by, but there have been so many moments on our journey to ten. I recall feeling particularly jubilant about my very first...

Stop Stealing My Joy

They say comparison is the thief of joy. I say “they” because when I originally googled who actually said that phrase first, it was attributed to “Theodore Roosevelt and others” (direct quote from a site I found on Google). So apparently who really knows where it came...

In a Face Off with Fear, Would You Win?

Do you know the feeling of wanting more for yourself?  Envisioning yourself better and wanting to experience everything available to you in this lifetime.  You can see it, a life designed by you for you.  So, what stops us from living the vision? ...