It’s a New Everything

Happy New Year’s Eve!

New Year’s Eve has been a favorite as far back as I can remember.  Even when I was young and spent the holiday babysitting, I would sit with my young charges and we would make lists of resolutions together. Let me tell you, it wasn’t any less exciting for me because I was the “grown up.” I wish I’d saved one … Read the rest

Dream for yourself

“I never dream for myself.”

Hearing someone tell her this in a recent conversation really stuck with a friend of mine. It’s how the two of us came to be talking about dreaming big…

…for ourselves.

I didn’t know the woman who spoke these words but they broke my heart, nonetheless.  Most likely since I can relate.  I think many of us can relate to … Read the rest

Save your memories

Between us friends, you miiiiight not get your baby scrapbooks finished.  And since we’re being honest, you probably won’t get around to doing anything with those precious scraps of paper used to record all the firsts and funnies.  You’re not EVEN going to get one of those photo albums to just stick the pictures in.

You’re going to put it all in a shoebox.

A … Read the rest

Top 5 Storytelling Podcasts

I’m convinced that “do you make lists” should be it’s own question and category on all personality tests or dating sites.  Along with whether or not you like cilantro and infomercials (double yes). Please note, however, that I did not say “list COMPLETER,” just maker.

One of the nicer to-do's for the day!

One of the nicer to-do’s for the day!

Can I tell you a secret?  When I was in high school … Read the rest

Are you on an adventure?

Copy of Just Keep FlyingI love love love podcasts.

I devour them.

There is NEVER an episode of This American Life that my husband has listened to first. He just can’t do it. And I think it’s adorable when people ask me NOW, in May 2015, if I’ve “heard of Serial.” I have heard it, developed my own theory, watched the SNL parody and followed the reddit train all … Read the rest