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Another Unpolishedly Arbitrary List

No need for an opening paragraph of nonsense. There’s enough nonsense in the body of the blog; so let’s just get to it. Here’s Another Unpolishedly Arbitrary List Of The Latest Ridiculousness That Goes Through My Mind.   TOP 20: 20. Posting videos on social media is a thing now; Okay I get it. You’re either … Continued

Unpolishedly Back To Life

Fellow Floridians, how was your summer? Wait, what summer? Do you even remember the summer? It seems like ages ago, right? Right! And while the New Yorkers are just now posting pictures of their kids’ first days back to school we’ve already been out sick once, missed the bus twice, had three tests, four quizzes … Continued

The Unpolished Visiting Day

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW….. While there are some parents who still subscribe to the theory of trampling over others in an effort to be the first to snatch up their children on Visiting Day and smother them with hugs, kisses and enough candy to put the entire camp into a diabetic coma, it is not … Continued

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

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