Category: people

Everything Changes

Everything Changes
I watched the movie Eighth Grade today, and although there are so many topics I could write about after watching it, the one thought that keeps going through my mind is how life changes. The main character, Elsie, records a video to herself at the start of middle school and watches it at the end of... Read more »

What would you do if you won the lottery?

What would you do if you won the lottery?
I bought a lottery ticket on Monday. I don’t do this every week, maybe once or twice a month. Usually I don’t check the winning numbers for a few days after the drawing because I love that feeling of living in the win. I imagine a time where I am the winner of the lottery.... Read more »

Review: A Star Is Born (No spoilers)

Review: A Star Is Born (No spoilers)
Ever since I saw the trailer for the new A Star Is Born, I have been excited to go see it. I rented the last two versions of it, and have read every article I saw about it. The day finally arrived; I saw it Thursday night. Amazing! Favorite line or message of movie: Jackson... Read more »
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Cheer on the Irish: A Notre Dame Interview

Cheer on the Irish: A Notre Dame Interview
A few weeks ago, I was invited to a Notre Dame Football game with my daughter and her fiancé. Then when I posted about it on Facebook so many people at work told me that they went there or knew someone that was an alumni or even just that they loved Notre dame. I decided... Read more »

The Stories I Never Tell

The Stories I Never Tell
September’s Blogapalooza challenge is to write about a story you’ve never told to anyone. Is this topic inspired by recent political events? Do we all have secrets and stories that we keep to ourselves? Does not telling a secret mean it is not true? Not telling absolutely does not mean that it did not happen,... Read more »

Writing, blogging and social media

Writing, blogging and social media
I have always had an interest in books and even began to write my first novel back in 1996, but I never finished it. Then in 2013, I finally finished and self-published my first book Fun4Babies. I had sent it to one publisher who gave me great feedback, but then I decided to self-publish. I checked out... Read more »
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The Emmy's Are On

The Emmy's Are On
The Emmy Awards are on tonight. I watch a lot of movies, but not that much TV anymore. I used to love TV; I looked forward to the new season of television every fall. I couldn’t wait to read about when my favorite shows were back on and would be excited to pick out a... Read more »

Movie (DVD) Review: RBG

Movie (DVD) Review: RBG
I have never had much interest in politics or the legal profession even though I did almost apply to law school after college to champion for the oppressed. Maybe that is why I had an interest to learn about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, because she inspires me to find a way to make a real difference in... Read more »

30 years ago today

30 years ago today
I love my birthday and always have. It’s the one day to be selfish and do exactly what you want to do, no need to compromise or make a collective decision about what to do and where to go for dinner. It’s all up to you or at least that is how I think birthdays... Read more »
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Fall in Chicago Is A Perfect Day

Fall in Chicago Is A Perfect Day
Today’s Blogapalooz Challenge was to write about the best thing in Chicago during the fall. There are so many things that I love about Chicago, plus there are as many things that I enjoy in the fall, but here are my three favorite. Nature: Being outside in nature is spectacular, and the trees changing colors and... Read more »