Considering that I wrote a novel titled, “Next Year I’ll be Perfect”, I decided that I couldn’t miss the opportunity to write a blog devoted to the New Year and New Year’s Resolutions. So what are my resolutions this year? 1. Take advantage of living in Greater Portland. Living near the biggest city in Maine,… Read More Happy New Year!
I know I haven’t been blogging very much lately, but since I decided to recommit to updating my blog on a regular basis, I might as well go all out and update the look of my website. Welcome to the new digs! Take a moment and look around. Across the top you’ll find different pages… Read More Updates and Promises
Have you heard of Facebook Depression? It’s a real thing, apparently, based on the fact that most of our Facebook Friends express only the shiny, happy parts of their lives on social media and hide the less-than-perfect bits. People don’t realize that what they’re seeing on Facebook isn’t a reflection of reality, and they begin… Read More Facebook Depression
Well, so far my New Year’s resolution of updating my blog more frequently is off to a less-than-stellar start. But I have excuses. Great ones! (As an aside, I do worry about my ratio of “regular blogs” to “blogs devoted to excusing myself for not writing more blogs.” I don’t have a specific number, but… Read More More Excuses? Really?!
June, 1988 Dear Laura: Congratulations on graduating High School today! (Great hair, by the way.) Twenty-five years may seem like a long time from now, but let me tell you that it will actually pass in the blink of an eye. I know you’re a little nervous about leaving your friends and family behind as… Read More 25 Years (and 100 Cans of Aqua Net) Later
I love musicals. This is not really a revelation to anyone who knows me, but in searching for a topic for this week’s blog, I realized that in the last few weeks I downloaded the soundtrack to both Guys & Dolls and yet another version of Les Miserables (bringing the total to four separate Les… Read More Soundtrack of My Life
I’m back! Well, technically, I was never gone…I’ve been around but real life has been a little busy and complicated lately so I haven’t had a lot of time to blog. The good news is that most of the complications have been good ones. For instance… I had my first official book reading: I read… Read More Welcome Back Blogger!