How my 2 year old, an old wooden beam, and a neighborhood walk reminded me that the journey is the reward
I don’t know about you, but I’ve a very good taskmaster. I get very focused on the goal, put up my blinders, and to heck with everything else until the task is done. This can be both a blessing and a curse. Going for a walk? There must be a goal: to get to the […]
If Your Future Self Could Send You A Message, What Would It Tell You?
I was reading a great book the other day called Quiet by Susan Cain, and near the end of the book, a man named David Weiss, a drummer and music journalist, told a story that really resonated with me. He was a nerdy kid who didn’t fit in, but he now lives in New York […]
The Day I met Elizabeth Gilbert (and a story about Magic you will have to read to believe)
A wise yoga instructor of mine said that micro movements over time bring massive change. (I’m going to give you a minute to let that one sink in) Micro movements over time will bring massive change. That very rule of law is how someone can go from flabby to buff in seemingly no time at […]
Catch me on Good Day LA Friday March 23rd for Foodie Friday!
Hello, my friends! I’ve been at this food thing for a long time. Ok, maybe not that long in human years, but in dog years, it’s been like…at least forty. Ten years ago, I went from being the girl who made cakes from a box (just add water, eggs, and oil – easy, peasy) and […]
Dear me: A love note to my imperfect self
After almost 35 years on this planet, almost 35 years of different hairstyles, questionable and not-so-questionable fashion choices, interesting friends and schools, different reasons to love myself and a heck of a lot more reasons not to, if I could write a love letter to myself, it would read: Dear self, You are perfectly imperfect. […]
Adventures in parenting, lesson #157: Patience, Play-Doh, and Preschoolers (read this is you want to laugh today)
*Note: I wrote this a few months ago, but my daughter is still very much into Play-doh, and has since lost the pink one by flushing it down the toilet (my favorite color. Figures) . Yes. The whole tub. Thank goodness for my husband’s daring plumbing rescue. Read on to find out why the heck […]