Archive for February 2014

How to Survive the First Day of a New Job

How to Survive the First Day of a New Job
Today after 19 years, I will go to work outside my home.  After learning some devastating financial news on Valentine’s Day, I wrote a blog post to help me cope: Food Stamps, Oprah and the 2014 Listen to Your Mother Chicago Show. I was amazed by the many people who left comments on my blog,... Read more »

I got schooled at Oprah's Lifeclass

I got schooled at Oprah's Lifeclass
I got schooled at Oprah’s Lifeclass. Well, I think I got schooled. In all honesty, I’m not really sure what that phrase means. It’s entirely possible that I’m using it incorrectly. I tend do to that. I also tend to NOT learn from my mistakes, which leads to a lot of humor, mostly at my... Read more »

Food stamps, Oprah and the 2014 Listen To Your Mother Chicago Show

Food stamps, Oprah and the 2014 Listen To Your Mother Chicago Show
Last Friday on Valentine’s Day, I thought life couldn’t get any better. I had a weekend audition for the 2014 Listen to Your Mother Show Chicago and a Monday interview for my daughter and I at Harpo Studios for an upcoming Oprah’s Life Class. I had Valentine’s Day plans with a sweet, funny, adorable man.... Read more »
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How to lie about your age: Christie Brinkley, this article is not for you

How to lie about your age: Christie Brinkley, this article is not for you
Tomorrow is my birthday. Today, I am 36. Tomorrow, I will proclaim to all that I am 41. No, not 31. 41. I am intentionally lying about my age and adding 4 years starting tomorrow. Why? My answer is simple really. Unless you look like Christie Brinkley at 60 on the cover of People Magazine, you... Read more »