I recently had the honor of speaking at my grandmother Bunny’s funeral. After arriving in Texas, I sat down and let my memories of her fall onto the page. After the service, I had quite a few people ask me for a copy of my speech. Below is the tribute I shared with our family […]Continue Reading... 8 Comments.
We each have unique personalities that shape our life’s journey. I’ve always been vocal, outspoken and action-oriented. I dream big and jump quickly. Sometimes it gracefully works out the way I hoped; most times, however, the journey takes a few loop-the-loops and crazy spins before I reorient and remember life is a roller coaster and […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
On a recent Skype call with my sister (blood and soul) she told me about a study on why women tend to live up to five years longer than men. In a nutshell, the findings supported the argument that women live longer due to the difference in the amount of meaningful social activity they have […]Continue Reading... 9 Comments.
I can hardly believe it. It’s the final countdown… Only two weeks until this chapter of my solo adventures abroad close and I begin the next chapter of my life’s journey. I am taking time to reflect on the things I love about my life here in Italy. There’s no reason I can’t bring a […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Lists: I Heart Italy vs. I Heart USA
This is an entry I wrote a few weeks ago, but didn’t get around to posting it until now… I’m exhausted. Last week was a very emotional week for me. Being open is easy when things are going your way. It’s staying open when life zigs and you’re expecting a zag that can be a […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Exorcise the Demons
I was talking the other night with a few of my Italian friends who happen to be a handful of years younger than me. We were discussing the perception of the best years of a man and woman’s life. The general consensus from the male perspective was that the late teens to early twenties were […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.