Archive for August 2012

Target: I hate you

Target: I hate you
Not really. I just wish I did. I don’t know what it is but since you came into my life once upon a time, you have taken away not only quite a bit of my money, but my willpower and self restraint as well. When I first discovered you in 1992 I was told you were... Read more »

Back to school. Nope, not this year

Back to school. Nope, not this year
It’s 1993. My first daughter is starting all day kindergarten. It’s so exciting yet nerve-wracking. My little baby has grown up so fast! We whip out the video camera, follow her every step to the bus stop and watch her and her little backpack get on and ride away. I’m in shock as she drives... Read more »

Elvis: 35 years later

Elvis: 35 years later
It was a sunny day in August 1977. I was a waitress at a local pancake restaurant for the summer. Standing at the water station a co-worker came flying out of the back room. “Elvis is dead”, Elvis died today!!!!” Seem like it was just yesterday yet it was 35 years ago today. He was... Read more »
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Bullied: So my friend Carrie Goldman wrote an amazing book

Bullied: So my friend Carrie Goldman wrote an amazing book
Yes, she did. Carrie is not only an accomplished artist and mother extraordinaire, she has now added author to her list. Las night at the Barnes and Noble in Old Orchard Carrie introduced her book “Bullied: What every parent, teacher and kid needs to know about ending the cycle of fear”. I was unable to... Read more »

The facts about my aging

The facts about my aging
Last week while on a sales call my customer was expressing her disdain at “nearly turning 33″. I laughed and I said “Ha! I only wish I were turning 33, I’m about to turn 55″. After telling me I looked fabulous (of course) she posed the question “So, how do you feel about that?” Hmmmm,... Read more »

The simple life: Ever live it? Ever miss it?

The simple life: Ever live it? Ever miss it?
Yesterday I posted this on my Facebook “fan” page. I can’t say I really have fans, just people who apparently enjoy reading my occasional drivel. And I thank them. Remarkably, this was my most popular post. I got to thinking why. It occurred to me that much like myself, in many ways we long for... Read more »
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