School Lunch Memories

I remember the daily lunchtime march towards our school’s multi-purpose room that mysteriously transformed everyday into our lunch cafeteria by the stroke of 11:30am. My kindergarten class marched in unison with the first graders in a single formation, as if we were militant soldiers breaking for chow time. In perfect strides, the soles of our […]

10 Things Girlfriends Should Never Share!

To have a set of girlfriends you can rely on for support through every important milestone in our lives is a blessing. Even when you’re in need for a shopping spree, you have a set of girlfriends you will call to support your shoe addiction, or your pocketbook infatuation. Girlfriends share everything, sometimes too much. […]

Reality TV

If your life was a television show, would it be a comedy, drama, soap opera or documentary? Of course I would have to say my life on TV would be Dramoperadytary — a comedy/drama/soap opera/documentary all in one.  The intro music to my show would probably change from day to day, depending on the type […]

The Art of Weakness

I have many weaknesses, and will shamefully admit that I am a softy for shoes. It may not be wise for me to volunteer this information and reveal that I wouldn’t be an easy target for someone to hold my valuables for ransom. See, I would be willing to let go of the precious items […]

Personal Space — 50 feet please!

Abiding the laws of personal space should be a requirement for every U.S. citizen. Seriously, how many times have you stood in the checkout line and felt someone breathing on your neck? Lately, I’ve found myself mouthing the words, “50 feet please!” as I stand in line waiting to use the ATM or in a […]

Bread Crumbs & Humble Pie!

RECESSION, POVERTY –Two bold rambunctious words swirling around in my brain as I attempt to rationalize the depletion of fluid funds in all of my accounts. Both checking accounts and both my savings, all hit less than $100. Damn…how did I get here? Its official, my financial situation has decreased in less than 30 days. […]