I have been on this journey for the past four months to compete for one of thirteen spots to do a TED Talk through my day job company. I spent a lot of time figuring out what I would like to talk about. I landed on a topic that means a lot to me. Following … Continue reading There Is Another Way
Miss Anya Diann Recently I was asked by one of my bonus grandchildren if I would officiate her Quinceañera, which for those of you who don't know is a Mexican coming of age ceremony. A coming of age ceremony represents the transition from child to adult. A few things to note. I am not Mexican. … Continue reading Coming Of Age
Since I was a little girl I loved to sing, dance and to lose myself in the words of songs and the feel of music. I enjoyed it so much that when I had the opportunity to go to college, after I divorced my first husband, I chose Radio DJ as a profession. I wanted … Continue reading A Sharp Turn To The Left
I find time going by so very fast. I keep trying to 'get caught up' on just basic things. Then I try to think, why am I always so busy. What happens to my days. So I decided to write down my typical timeline. Weekdays: Up at 7:00 during the summer. 7:05 Darren calls on … Continue reading Time – How I Spend It
It definitely is a family obsession.
I have learned to live alongside my grief as I become one with it.
There is a new hobby going on at our house lately that is providing some unexpected benefits. As a lady that reaches 5 foot 1 inches I always was a little tippy toed when I rode my two wheeled motorcycles. I have had my motorcycle license since I started my divorce proceeding from my first … Continue reading Spyder Family Time
I have a list a hundred miles long of things I have stuffed into my ''Don't Think About' box. Things that were too hard to deal with at the moment. The number one job my brain has is protecting me. It is REALLY good at it's job. It always has helped me to get through … Continue reading Unpacking my ‘Don’t Think About’ Box
I grew up having to make due with what I had. I learned how to fix things out of necessity. Cooking was an experiment made out of whatever we had available. Basically the theme of my formative years was, don't ask, just do what needs to be done. I learned at a young age to … Continue reading Like Minded Ladies
I was about sixteen when I first thought about getting a tattoo. It wasn't even an option at the time. I would think about what I wanted. Where I would put it. This little dream went around and around in my mind for quite a few years. I made a deal with myself that if … Continue reading Me and My Tattoos