God Bless Texas

Back in NYC.  Back to the grind. My last Dallas update was on Friday, after I flew in to see the Dallas Stars play the Vancouver Canucks.  Since then I have shopped in… Continue reading

When Southern Hospitality Greets a New Yorker

Greetings from Dallas, Texas, USA. The biggest state in the 48. Alaska is the biggest state of the 50. Just to give you an idea how big this state is, my cab driver… Continue reading


Yesterday I decided to do a little Google search on Fate and Love.  A few clicks here and there and all of a sudden I wind up listening to Sidney Poitier talk about… Continue reading

So That Makes You…36?

This guy’s birthday is easy to remember…it’s the day after Cupcake Day…I mean…Valentine’s Day. Happy Birthday to Jaromir Jagr (who is not, by the way, 36 years old…then again, he may be 35… Continue reading


Happy Valentine’s Day, readers! How are you spreading the love today?  Me?  Well, I tried to leave home early today to pick up cupcakes from Crumbs before I headed into the office.  Unfortunately,… Continue reading


I’m going to warn you…these are ramblings today.  I just wanted to share a few things worth sharing. 1.  Cat Watching Hockey. Ok…this is a video I have to share.  I saw it… Continue reading

How Much Do You Give?

I’m sure you’ve heard by now of the pastor that wrote on a receipt, “I give God 10%, why do you get 18%?” When I first saw this, I was a little appalled.… Continue reading

The Heart of the Matter

Since Christmas, I’ve gotten on this monthly holiday decorating kick.  I’ve had the Christmas decorations, the winter decorations, and now the Valentine’s Day decorations. I wanted to share with you what I decided… Continue reading

Dear Mr. Hockey Player (aka my protector)

2013 has gotten off to a very interesting and unique start.  Beyond reaching my monthly goal last month of losing 10 pounds, life has sort of…grown. There have been some weird things that… Continue reading

The Positive Motivator

After 28 days of dieting and exercising…I’ve been quite bored with the doldrum.  Throw in an arctic chill that makes you want to stay under the covers and hibernate instead of working out… Continue reading

The Solo Female Traveler

You may have heard the reports that a Staten Island woman is missing in Turkey.  She went on her dream vacation to photograph Istanbul.  When her plane arrived back home in Newark, NJ,… Continue reading

A Life in One Act

Over this long weekend, I took time out to watch the Presidential Inauguration on Monday.  I haven’t watched it since…well, since I was in Washington, DC watching President George W. Bush swearing in… Continue reading

The January 2013 PopSugar Must Have Box

Hopefully everyone who is a PopSugar Must Have subscriber has their January box.  If not…well, here’s the spoiler. I have to say, I did a “HOLY COW!” when I opened up the box. … Continue reading

The Wardrobe Refresher

Even though I just opened up a ton of presents featuring a brand new emerald green and turquoise wardrobe, I still feel like my wardrobe could do with some refreshing…like a drastic refreshing.  I… Continue reading

This Year’s Direction

At the end of every year, WordPress sends me my annual Year in Review report.  This report is an excellent way for me to re-evaluate the content on this site to see what… Continue reading

Snapshots of My January 2012

I’ve been meaning to share with everyone what I did over the course of 2012.  Even I forgot what I did last year, so it’s good to see that I have pictures to… Continue reading

Resolutions & Jane Eyre

It’s amazing how much can happen in just a few days.  First, let’s talk about resolutions.  It’s Day 9.  How are you faring? Me?  Well, I’m in detox right now.  Detox is NEVER… Continue reading

Friday Loves Discovery

I’ve been meaning to share with you some of my discoveries, but with the holidays and all, it just sat there in the back of my mind.  Here’s a bit of a return… Continue reading

Day Two of Resolutions

It’s Day Two of your resolution.  You still on it?  ;) After writing yesterday’s lengthy post, I was thinking on what to write next.  Everything still pointed to talking about my resolutions and… Continue reading

Sticking to a Realistic Resolution

It’s Day One of your New Year’s Resolution.  How are you doing?  Are you still succeeding, or did you fail before you even started?  My New Year’s Resolution 2012 was completed on 12/31… Continue reading