We leave Wednesday morning for Manhattan to attend BlogHer 12 with 4,500 other bloggers, which makes me both unbelievably excited and more than a little anxious. A lot of bloggers are anxious about attending BlogHer, but that’s not what makes me nervous. I attended BlogHer in 2010, met some really wonderful people and had a [...]
Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category
I do not come from a close family. I was adopted and I have no idea who or where my birth parents are. Through death and attrition — meaning relatives who just decide to cut you out of their lives forever — I have no one left in my adoptive family. My daughter is my [...]
I am a fan of Ellen Degeneres. I consider her to be a beautiful, funny, smart person as well as a fabulous dancer. I would be delighted to have her as a friend. She is openly gay. I support equal rights for gay people because, you know, rights are rights. And for this to be [...]
And I can’t be there. BUT…I am so happy to see so much of the city I love on television it’s almost like being there. Almost.
Of all the social media network sites, I think Pinterest is my favorite. I think I love it more than the delectable goodies on my “Cocktails” and “Guilty Pleasure Food” boards. If you haven’t a clue what I am talking about, Pinterest is like your own personal Internet corkboard, and you have unlimited space and [...]
Continuing my resolution to take better care of myself this year, physically, mentally and with particular care in my appearance, I want to share a little bit about my mini-spa experience. Yesterday I went to a salon to get my nails done –fingers and toes painted with OPI ‘My Address is Hollywood’. The name of [...]
Here I am, stuck in the middle. After sifting through the cornucopia of ugly in the plus size departments (example provided at left) and trying on dozens of pairs of pants (not an exaggeration) in various sizes and styles at multiple stores yesterday, I know I am smack dab between two sizes. Logic would dictate [...]
Few things are are refreshing as that first cocktail of a long holiday weekend. This one is from TGI Friday’s, a 139-calorie Skinny Blackberry Margarita. So I can get my drink om without impeding my weight loss progress.