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It's An Unpolished Job, But Someone's Gotta Do It!

On a good day, motherhood is still a love/hate, best/worst kind of job.  It’s for women who once considered themselves to be fairly normal individuals (pre-motherhood, duh) but now have realized that they’ve slowly become certifiably insane for having kids. It truly is an unpolished job, but someone’s gotta do it!  For those of you … Continued

HAPPY 1st BIRTHDAY, SILVER UNPOLISHED!

Wow!  Time flies when you’re having fun.   Seems like just yesterday I had no idea what I was getting into when I gave birth to this site.  I had no clue if my expectations would be met, let alone if they were even realistic.  It would be anyone’s guess if the random thoughts on … Continued

PARTY FOR 1…. WILL BE UNPOLISHEDLY FUN!

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW… TIME FLIES WHEN YOU’RE HAVING FUN SILVER UNPOLISHED IS TURNING ONE! WASN’T AWARE?  WELL NOW YOU’VE BEEN TOLD IT’S KINDA MAJ TO BE ONE YEAR OLD!  I COULDN’T PASS UP THIS BIG MILESTONE BUT IT’S SORTA LAME CELEBRATING ALONE. SO I’M INVITING YOU…. MY UNPOLISHED PEEPS YOUR SUPPORT MEANS THE … Continued

Wearing My Heartz On My Sleeve & Around My Neck Too

[slideshow id=30] When my friend’s Mother was diagnosed with Colon Cancer a year and a half ago she knew her life was about to change.  What she didn’t know, nor what she couldn’t have ever imagined was to what degree and in what capacity those changes would manifest. When the doctors told her Mother that … Continued

MUSIC FOR THE MIND

  The other day I almost got through an entire yoga class without crying…. Almost.  Then I heard the most unbelievable song and it moved me to tears. The melody was beautiful and the words were powerful enough that I haven’t been able to get them out of my mind.   As soon as class … Continued

That's Funny!

It’s not a shock that when I’m having a rough day I love me some good scotch.   It’s also not a coincidence that my pharmacist and I are on a first name basis.  BUT…. I still believe that laughter is the best medicine.  Nothing makes me feel better than a good belly laugh.  If … Continued

DAY WINE… IT'S HEAVEN ON EARTH

Typically I’m more of a hard liquor drinker but sometimes I need to mix it up, especially if I’m starting early and breaking out the booze during daylight hours. A few weeks ago I had plans to meet a girlfriend at the park with the kids.  Our texts back and forth covered the who, what, … Continued

JTLUK

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW… By now I’m sure you are aware that I sign off each blog post with my favorite tag line,  JUST TO LET YOU KNOW…  That certainly won’t be changing anytime soon but I’m happy to announce I’ve launched a new category which is intended JUST TO LET YOU KNOW about short, fun, … Continued

The Definition of Insanity

INSANITY: “Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein  INSANITY: The state of being seriously mentally ill; madness; something that is very foolish or unreasonable.  – Merriam-Webster INSANITY: JUICE CLEANSES. – Silver Unpolished I’M CERTIFIABLY INSANE Just in case I didn’t already know it, now I have the … Continued

U Came… UCONN… U Conquered!

I’ll cut to the chase and give you the punchline before I tell you the whole joke. Last night I won my March Madness pool when the Connecticut Huskies (32-8) beat the Kentucky Wildcats (29-11) with a final score of 60-54 in the 2014 NCAA Men’s National Championship Game. I.  FREAKIN’.  WON. Let me back … Continued