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THIS IS JEOPARDY

This will be the easiest game of Jeopardy you’ve ever played.  I’ll be Alex Trebek.  You can be the contestant.   I’ll give you the “answer” and then you can try to figure out the “question.” There will only be one category, that being: SPRING BREAK 2014. Let’s get started: Answer:   4:30am wake-up call. … Continued

10 Years. 2 Kids. 0 Pets. And A Partridge In A Pear Tree

 It’s Our 10 Year Wedding Anniversary So Here’s The Unpolished Truth: I wear glasses.  You probably already know this.  Mine are dark.  They are black rimmed and they help me to see clearly.  They are not rose colored.  If you wear rose colored glasses and choose to see life through those type of lenses, more … Continued

Now That I've Nama-STAYED… I'll Never Nama-GO

Namaste One of my very first blogs described the beginning of my exploration into Hot Yoga titled, Should I Namaste or Nama-GO?  If you missed it, you may want to read it quickly in order to get a better understanding of where my head space was then compared to now, one year later.  Click here to catch up! … Continued

A New Year's Eve Blog…A Predictable Juxtaposition

Yesterday I got put on the spot.  I got a text from one of my friends that read,  “No New Year’s Eve blog? To which I replied, “I should do one, huh?” To which he then replied, “Unless you want your readers to think you died!” To which I didn’t reply at all because I … Continued

#Hashtaghuh?

Remember When # Was Just A Pound Sign? Let me start off by saying I probably should have published this post ages ago.  I didn’t because I was boycotting the whole hashtag hysteria.   I thought it was weird.  I still kinda do.  However, since it’s obviously not going away anytime soon I’ve decided there’s … Continued

If You Have To Eat Crow… Do It With Grace (And A Glass Of Wine)

A special friend reminded me that “there are no mistakes in life… only lessons.”  Her advice couldn’t have come at a better time considering I recently made what felt like a mistake. Sticks & Stones Blah Blah Blah… But Words? They Hurt Too Last week my opinions on a specific subject directly hurt someone’s feelings. … Continued

Observing The SIGH Holidays… I mean The HIGH Holidays

Baruch Atah Adonai… I Need To Let Out A Sigh. There is a lot about my childhood that I don’t remember, but memories of the Jewish High Holidays I would never forget.  As a kid, going to Temple for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur was not negotiable.   Attendance was mandatory.  According to my parents, … Continued

If It Ain't Broke… Don't Fix It

Creatures of Habit Do Not Conform You can call me crazy.  You can call me old fashioned.   You can even call me a martyr.  I call myself a creature of habit.  I dance to the beat of my own drum and I don’t conform easily, if at all.   I have a method to … Continued

Homage to 81

[slideshow id=23] July 4, 1991.  I was nineteen.  My biggest problem in life was deciding where I’d go to watch the fireworks that night.  My second biggest problem was deciding what I’d wear. Then the phone rang and my view of the world as seen through rose colored glasses blurred.  My Dad had collapsed on … Continued

Tuesdays with J-Lo… This Chick's Got Game

[slideshow id=20] I met Jen about seven years ago on a rainbow colored carpet.  We were across from each other during circle time with our then babies in a Mommy & Me program.  I could tell by her obvious lack of enthusiasm for spit up and diapers that we’d quickly become friends.  Little did I … Continued