So I’m Unretired

This has sort of been a month in the making.  As I drudged through this last month of letting hockey creep back in, it became inevitable.  I would unretire myself and return to… Continue reading

Memory Lane

I just found out this morning that I’ll be seeing every single one of my all-time favorite hockey players next week.  It’s odd because 2 out of the 4 are retired.  As I… Continue reading

A New Story

When O reader Adrienne Farr went to a taping of Oprah’s Lifeclass in New York last spring, she’d recently lost 25 pounds but was still lacking confidence.  During a commercial break, Farr asked… Continue reading

Sometimes Life Is Just A Little Too Surreal

Before I start on my latest adventure, I wanted to make a little announcement.  For those who missed my post where I dropped the news that I would be writing for Inside Hockey… Continue reading

The Trouble With Success

People are always asking me what I’m doing now that I’m no longer writing about hockey.  Do I struggle with finding some sort of identity?  No. I have a day job that paid… Continue reading

Choosing Right From Wrong

It’s been a very long time ago when I thought to myself that nothing is going right.  Life is crap.  Why is everything bad happening to me?  Why is there all of this… Continue reading

Stuck in a Rut

Ever have one of those days…or in this case, a month…that everything you set out to do just wasn’t happening at all?  Welcome to my entire month of February.  I’m not sure if… Continue reading

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

Fate+Love=Destiny

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

VDAY. ONE BILLION RISING.

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

Ramblings…

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