Life, Death & Regrets

My grandmother, Elizabeth Rose Winter, died this week. Sadly, it was not a surprise. She had been ill and struggling for a long period and it was her time to be at peace. I’m part of a large (LARGE) Catholic family from Baltimore. My grandparents have always been the center of our family universe. My…

I Heart Casey Neistat

“Work hard. Be brave. Do more.” – C. Neistat I freaking love Casey Neistat. Everything about that guy jazzes me.   I discovered him in 2012 when he created the Nike “Make It Count” video. There is just something about that video that fires up my soul. I’ve watched it nearly 50 times. Okay, fine….

Writing

Date With Myself

My men have fled the house in pursuit of a testosterone-fueled sporting event leaving me all alone. At the moment I could be doing anything. Literally ANYTHING  at all. My options are wide open – dinner with a friend, manicure and pedicure or seeing a movie with my very own bag of popcorn. I have…

Derby Day Gals

Ginormous Hats, Juleps & Jockeys

I hate horses. Okay, maybe HATE is too strong a word but DISLIKE isn’t. I strongly dislike horses. I’m sorry, but it is true. When I was 14 I was literally RUN OVER BY A HORSE. Yup. Hoof prints right up my back. Not my most awesome day. Since that fateful incident, I’ve kept my…

Champagne!

Happy Day Challenge

The question: Can you be happy for 100 days in a row? I’m ashamed to admit that I don’t know the answer to that. I mean, I want to give a definitive YES (with jazz hands!!) but if my past state of mind is any indication, probably not. I feel way more in tune with Grumpy…