Life: It’s Not About Intent, It’s About Impact

I have this friend.  She probably affects me in a way no one ever will … in terms of emotions, psychology, etc. By this, I mean … all of the things that I use on a daily basis: filters, middle ground, discretion, cover-ups, holding back … they tend to come off when talking to her. [...]

Over the Weekend: Eat, Pray, Love

Yesterday, as the boo and I were browsing through Netflix, we realized that “Eat, Pray, Love” had been added to the instant play section. Now, unfortunately, I’ve never read the book (although of course it got added to the reading list).  However, I’m ALWAYS a sucker for Julia Roberts’ pearly whites, so this was of course [...]

“We Are What We Wear!” … Say it and mean it.

I’m in the runnings to be Lucky Magazine’s next Lifestyle Contributor!  I’ve inserted a piece of my entry below. The Other Woman In 2009, I started my first business.  Congrats for me!  I was still in a PhD program in English but I was steadily working towards a doctorate in all things “it girl.”  It [...]

She Started It All…

So a friend of mine re-tweeted (yes, retweeted, YES, I’m on twitter, YES … i’m mildly addicted … don’t judge me … you have your drugs and sex … and me? … welll i have my 160 character technological non-auditory communication. it works for me) this link …. …. and it started this whole blog. [...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY: Motivation from The Terminator

If you’re thirsty for something … prove it. And I mean … really … prove it. “A beginner does eight repetitions of a certain exercise with his maximum weight on the barbell. As soon as it hurts, he thinks about stopping. I work beyond this point, which means I tell my mind that as soon [...]

10 Things I Hate About You

… ok … not really … but more like 10 Things THAT ARE REALLY GRINDING MY GEARS RIGHT NOW …

Poppy King: Lessons of a Lipstick Queen | Words of Wisdom

For those of you who know and love me, you KNOW that I know (I use the term loosely … at the present moment) and LOVE LOVE LOVE Poppy King!  … and just about EVERYTHING she does! GOSH!  How could I not?!?  You know I live for drama (theatrical not emotional) … and doesn’t Poppy [...]

Be Your Own Publicist: How to be a SUPERSTAR even when you’re saving

There will be no super lead into this.  PR AND MARKETING is EXPENSIVE … I know.  I keep telling you all to visit http;//ardorbrand.com for the most competitively-priced, affordable PR & MARKETING in the TRI-STATE area (affordable yet competitively-priced because you get what you pay for … want someone to work hard for you … [...]

Morning Musing #6475: The Lone Pancake

This is a bit of a stretch, but I’ve been trying to stretch writing muscles by thinking outside of the box. Or outside of the imperfect circle in this case. So anyways, while making breakfast this morning I got to thinking about this lone, imperfect pancake. Mainly, I was staring at this pancake thinking, “man [...]

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