The Big 5-0

On Saturday we celebrated my friend Christine’s 50th birthday. As with most people who have made the passage to the big 5-0, the days leading up to and surrounding her birthday have been met with mixed emotions. Since I had history with those feelings, it was easy for me to commiserate as well as tell… Continue reading The Big 5-0

I Hid the Cookies

I ┬áhid the Girl Scout cookies. The only problem is that I know where I hid them. Damn diets! ┬áHate them! BUT… when you go to the doctor for a routine physical and you realize that #1- you gained 10 pounds since your visit last year and #2- you now KNOW why you were avoiding… Continue reading I Hid the Cookies

My Mountain Part 2

The other day, four girlfriends and I took to the trail up to the top of my mountain. I have reached the summit on two other occasions. The last time was 5 years ago. The trail is more than a leisurely hike. It is rated “moderate” however it takes time and patience to scale up… Continue reading My Mountain Part 2

Damn Cupid!

Last night was my husband and my Valentine’s Day. Usually we let this holiday go. With overpriced dinners and roses, there has never been a need to celebrate our love on a commercialized holiday. Love should promote spontaneity and not be contained in one arbitrary day, right? Well, with my insanely busy work travel schedule… Continue reading Damn Cupid!

Blinded by the Light

“It’s rack up like a deuce!” “I always thought it was rack up like a douche!” “No he is talking about playing pool.” “I don’t know what he is talking about but I’ve always loved the song.” Laughter, laughter laughter…   This was a part of our lunch conversation yesterday- an impromptu meet up with… Continue reading Blinded by the Light