When people tell me that suicide is selfish, I cringe. My skin crawls even as I write this.But Kate Spade had everything. Anthony Bourdain left behind a teenage daughter; how can they do that to them? Again, my skin crawls. This blog post is something that has been festering for quite some time. Festering, I know.... Continue Reading →

I knew the day would inevitably come for me. It may have already come or you're waiting for that dooms day like I had been. The first time it happened, my oldest daughter, Mimi, was about 6ish. She is quite bright and proficient with a computer and knows how to spell "Lana." It was only... Continue Reading →

Today at work I hosted a webinar for professionals who work in the non-profit sector. It was an interesting hour filled with a hardy discussion on what assertiveness is and how to improve our own self assertiveness. Apparently, it is not a personality trait but rather a learned skill that can be developed over time. The... Continue Reading →

The royal wedding was a global phenomena and earmarked as one of the events of the year, if not the decade. The budget was £32 million or about $60 million USD. The dress alone was $300 000. There were copious amounts of guessing as to what racked up a bill for the rest of the... Continue Reading →

It's been quite the week in the media, has it not? Bill Cosby was found guilty, which I'm sure you know, and Kanye was reported as saying foolishness along the lines of, "slavery was a choice." The latter as caused an uproar and visceral response from the public, media, bloggers and the like as anyone... Continue Reading →

*said no one ever* Or did we? I have been mulling over the topics of this most recent blog post for a few weeks now. I'm sure you have as much going on in my life. I have the words of Guy Hendrick's book The Big Leap on replay as I go about my days.... Continue Reading →

Hey you! Yes, YOU! That meme...that meme right there (said in the best Katt Williams' voice I can muster), is for YOU! About a year ago, I was getting ready to graduate university. For anyone who has been in this same predicament, you will know that when I describe the vague abyss that lurks on... Continue Reading →

We've all been there. We miss our train. Our car doesn't start. Or it starts, but leaves you stranded in traffic. In rush hour. In the pouring rain. Your man "forgets" to take out the trash last night, and your trash is sprawled across the lawn like confetti. Your child flushes down your watch, then... Continue Reading →

There have been many swirling allegations, confessions, and media attention surrounding many prominent Hollywood figures like Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and alleged sexual assaults. I will say alleged in these instances because not all of these men have been convicted as of today. If you haven't heard of any of these, I'm sure... Continue Reading →

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