As parents, it’s easy to think that we know what’s best. Eat healthy, get enough sleep, don’t send dirty Snapchats or pics, basic common sense things. What we often forget is that we don’t always know what’s best. That before you had your first kid, you didn’t have kids. And if you’re like me and… Continue reading Closing chapters
It’s past midnight on a now-Thursday morning. I’m trying to get over whatever cold-flu-virus thing decided to invade my body last week. My mind won’t shut up and I’m wide awake. Which kind of stinks since I know that I’ll have to be up in about six hours to get ready for work. But I… Continue reading The blank spaces
Why is it we panic when we realize next year is a “milestone” birthday? Shouldn’t all birthdays be milestones? “Hey, you survived another year … yay you! Have some cake!” When the realization sets in you’ll enter into a new decade next year, it’s like your mind goes into flight or fight mode. You either… Continue reading The year before the big one
Dear Assholes: Stop blowing shit up. Stop firing missiles because you can. Stop trying to intimidate and control people through fear. Stop being assholes. Enough already. Don’t you remember being a kid and not getting anything when you threw a temper tantrum? Same basic theory applies here. You’re not going to win by being… Continue reading Stop it.
Ah Hawaii … full of warm sand, gentle breezes flowing through towering, swaying palm trees, and the Pacific Ocean stretched out as far as the eye can see in glorious hues of blues and turquoises. See? Doesn’t it seem like a good idea? Hawaii holds a special place for us. Husband was born there, has… Continue reading Hawaii: It seemed like a good idea
I’ll be honest and say I really didn’t know much about Prague. The bestie and her husband went last fall and fell in love. Almost every person I’ve discussed this city with has fallen in love with it. Like, if-I-wasn’t-in-a-committed-long-term-relationship-I’d-marry-it kind of love. It’s safe to say my expectations were pretty high. So, when Boy… Continue reading Prague, Czech Republic
After my recent bout of flying, I watched the behavior of my fellow passengers and was appalled. When did common courtesy and simple politeness get tossed out the window? Between seeing multiple sets of bare feet rubbed all over armrests, to irate passengers that couldn’t get the chicken curry, I was honestly amazed that the… Continue reading An ode to the flight crew