Keeping Tabs

In the midst of all this upheaval, I’m also trying to get back on the writing wagon. It’s both harder and easier than what’s in my head. This week, I’ve been laid low by a chest cold, but still want to stick with things, so 

As Seen on TV

If you are reading this, it is because I’ve got the air date, and by extension, the go ahead to talk about what I did July 23rd – 25th. I had the pleasure of participating in a shoot for Hoarders on A&E. I’m not quite 

Check In

So we’re hip-deep in holidays now, how are you doing? This here is a reminder to take a minute to check in with yourself and your surroundings. Are you feeling driven by obligation? Overwhelmed with looming lists? Stop, even if it’s just for five minutes. 

My Future Self

When going on a trip, even for a short amount of time, I try to clean everything before I go. It is a royal pain in the butt, and I do it anyway. After getting back from whatever the trip was, I stumble in the 

Room to Shrink

If you find yourself looking around at your current place and saying it’s too small, examine the amount of storage you have dedicated to items you haven’t touched in a month, 3 months, 6 months, a year. Do you have anything stored that hasn’t been 

The Little Things

Today was correspondence day. Lots of emails and catching up with people I’ve been putting off getting in touch with. Still haven’t gotten through to everybody, but progress was made. More appointments made, more calendar spaces filled in. Been reading friends’ postings from SXSW and 

Today Was a Good Day

Today was taken up by traipsing about Union Square in the rain to visit the oral surgeon. I get to put screws in my head, doesn’t that sound like fun? All I can think of is James Bond villains. Today was also taken up by 

Self Care

When the tsunami happened in 2004, I reached a point where all news grayed over and became noise. Informational fatigue, I called it then. There is keeping abreast of current events, then there is mainlining news like the latest drug. I’m guilty of it now.