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These Are My Mother’s Hands

Throughout my childhood I spent countless time at Marni’s house. Marni was my best friend and she and her family treated me as if I was one of their own. There was always a reserved spot for me up on the third floor when I wanted to sleep over and I had a space saved … Continued

Ten Unpolished Things That Make You Go Hmmmm!?

When I was in college C+C Music Factory was commonly heard playing in dorm rooms, apartments and in most of the local bars and clubs. I don’t hear the song too much anymore but when I tune into the 90’s jams on Satellite Radio it brings me right back. In today’s unpolished world, there’s always … Continued

SIDE HUSTLE

Hustle, as defined by the Urban Dictionary, means ‘working hard, usually towards the common goal of creating an income.’ If you are anything like me, you not only know how to hustle but you do it quite well.  Somedays I wish I could do the laid back 70’s version of the hustle and just Van … Continued

The Unpolished Predicament Of Moving: Purge It Or Pack It?

Moving. When it comes to stressful situations, there’s no doubt moving tops the leaderboard. It’s a mental, physical and an emotional energy suck. It’s up there with starting a new job or getting divorced. I should know, I’ve done both so why not add moving to the equation. I’m pretty sure one of the reasons … Continued

I Ride. You Ride. We All Ride With miRide

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW… Rarely do I write about people, places or things I can’t incorporate around a snarky, unpolished story. However, when I come across something worthy of sharing with my readers I don’t hold back.  Today’s blog is one of those times. While we are now in the height of ’tis-ing the … Continued

Unpolished Turducken

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW… Turducken is a dish which consists of a chicken stuffed into a duck stuffed into a turkey all cooked at once and served together to be eaten in one bite. In unpolished words, it’s a mouthful of three birds which have absolutely nothing to do with each other. That said, … Continued

The List Of Forty-Five @ Forty-Five

It seems like I’ve been turning forty-five for[rty-five] ever, but Thursday was the official milestone. Yup, September 14th; typically sandwiched right between one of the Jewish holidays or smack in the midst of an epic hurricane. Naturally, this year was no different! A lot has happened in forty-five years. Though I’ve learned a ton, there’s … Continued

Hurricane Irma: The Unpolished Shit Storm

“Rach, you gotta blog about Floridians preparing for a storm,” you said. “Rachel, please write something about the hysteria,” you pleaded. “Silver, Please keep the Facebook posts coming. It’s the only thing keeping me sane,” you texted. You asked, so I’m answering. Ok folks, let’s do it: From my vantage point, I don’t even know where … Continued

The Comeback Blog…There Ain’t No Shame In My Game

“A” my name is Alice and my husband’s name is Albert. We live in Alabama and we sell Apples. “B” my name is Bonnie and my husband’s name is Barry. We live in Bermuda we sell Bananas. “C” my name is Cindy and my husband’s name is Charlie. We live in Colorado and we sell … Continued

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