Back in the good old days — when men wore dresses and Jesus hadn't quite caught on yet — Halloween was the day that Irish people would offer supper to faeries and ask them to play nice. They called it Samhain, and it probably wasn't anywhere near as exciting as you might think. Fortunately, humans have a … Continue reading GUEST POST: This Is Halloween: 6 Problems Worth Causing
Does anyone remember the "Balloon Boy" from ten years ago? That's right, TEN years ago! Colorado, October 15th 2009, Richard and Mayumi Heene made a false report that their son was stuck in a flying saucer balloon that flew away into the sky. Their son, Falcon, was six years old at the time. This news … Continue reading On This Day 10 Years Ago…
The other night I went over to a friends house to carve a pumpkin. A tradition I sort of gave up after being a kid. I've always enjoyed pumpkin carving and getting to eat the pumpkin seeds. I never cared for emptying the pumpkin guts, though. I remember being little and my mom and dad … Continue reading Pumpkin Carving
A month and a half ago I lost My Honey. Since, I've been fine but I haven't been okay. I got asked for the first couple of days, maybe up to two weeks how I was. At first, it was normal to say "I'm not okay" but after awhile you're expected to just "move on." … Continue reading I’m Always “Fine”
As we approach the new year within the next couple of months I can't help but feeling as though there is a lot to reflect on. We've had a lot happen to us as a nation and , for me, 2019 proved how important this upcoming year is going to be for us. I think … Continue reading 2020
If you following me on Instagram, chances are you already know that last night I got the pleasure of meeting the one and only Kathy Najimy (Sister Mary Sanderson from Hocus Pocus -- as if she needs an introduction). My best friend and I drove an hour and a half to Rochester, NY which is … Continue reading I Met Mary Sanderson!
Tomorrow I'm meeting one of my childhood hero's. I won't tell you who because that will be for a blog post at a later date but believe me, it's a good one. I was asked if I'm excited about meeting this person and my response was simply "no" and I meant that. Am I actually … Continue reading *inserts sarcasm* Anxiety is Fun.
In honor of it being "Spooky Season" and today being the 17th anniversary of her death, I thought I would talk about my favorite serial killer, Aileen Wuornos or as I refer to her as "The Hitchhiking Hooker" --those were Aileens words, not mine, don't come at me for the nickname. -- (February 29, 1956 – … Continue reading Oh, Aileen.
Do you ever wake up in the morning with big aspirations for the day? You wake up with this bright idea that your entire to do list is going to be wiped out before it becomes time to make dinner. You tell yourself that you're not going to let any distractions get in the way. … Continue reading Sometimes I Forget My Cape At Home.
This week is 2019's Mental Health Week (October 6 -- October 12). As a mental health advocate I couldn't resist but posting my support. If you are struggling with a mental illness, please know that you are not alone. There are resources that are here to help you. Reach out to a trusted friend or … Continue reading Mental Health Matters, Too