The Honor

The start of graduation weekend was launched this morning during the Father/Son senior breakfast.   Late last week, I was asked to attend, along with making sure that Bailey was working because they had a surprise in store for him.  I had no idea what to expect, but I was inclined to believe it would be… Continue reading The Honor


I am sure the title intrigued you, but no, I am not writing about anything inappropriate…  The shrinkage I am referring to is my own ego.  A week or so ago, I was given the opportunity for another writing gig with another publication that I had not previously written for.   In this industry, any assignment… Continue reading Shrinkage

Shout Out

If you follow my blog, you already know how much I dislike Mother’s day.  The day specifically engineered to boost retailers while showering unrealistic expectations on innocent mothers.  Everyday should be a celebration for the person that cleaned up your vomit, wiped your butt, and displayed your apparent lack of talent in art.  Every. Single.… Continue reading Shout Out

The Montage

When I made Bailey’s graduation video four years ago, it had a mixed vibe.  Maybe it was because we were celebrating something a little different  Maybe it was because I wasn’t emotional about this particular graduation.  Okay, I was emotional, but it was pure relief, if I am being completely honest.  Relief from having to… Continue reading The Montage

Sleepy Time

I am paying close attention to self-care at this point in time.  With all of distractions around me, it is vital that I exercise, eat right, get plenty of sleep and meditate.  Meditation for me, has been a way for me to quiet myself in a noisy world.   Guided meditations have worked best as they… Continue reading Sleepy Time

Little Fanfare

I have lived in Louisville all of my life, so the fanfare of the Kentucky Derby has dwindled just a bit.    If you don’t live here, you don’t get the hoopla.  You don’t understand that this just isn’t a horse race, it is THE horse race.  It is two weeks of celebrating the roots… Continue reading Little Fanfare