For those who requested, here is the eulogy from my grandfather’s funeral. Colonel John F. Nuding 1923 – 2017Continue Reading... Comments Off on My Salute to The Colonel
When I was a kid, I loved sitting on the sofa with my Granny watching Family Feud. There was always less feuding on the game show and more Richard Dawson kissing female contestants and battling fits of giggles at some of the absurd responses he’d hear. The show was entertaining. What’s not entertaining are actual […]Continue Reading... 6 Comments.
Some days you just don’t want to get out of bed. Your bull shit tolerance is running on empty and the creative tank is just out of juice. The blues can last a day, or a week, or longer if you let them. There was a time in my life when I saw a therapist […]Continue Reading... 6 Comments.
I slid into the halfway mark of 2013 in style by finishing up my part of the European leg of Beyonce’s “The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour” working with a fantastic group of people. When I started the year that wasn’t even in my scope of possibilities. But, as a freelance marketing expert I open […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
For someone who does most of their travels solo, I knew this trip was going to be very different for me. I quickly learned that it’s nice traveling with someone. You don’t have to take your luggage and coffee into the airport bathroom with you. Paris: Our flight was delayed 7 hours and we ended up […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on I’ve Been Trippin’ – Part Deux
I really do feel like I’m going through a metamorphosis. I feel the buzzing, whirling and churning happening in the core of my body and being. I find myself lost in thought, sitting, crying and breathing it all in. I was never much of a crier; I always choked back tears. It made me feel […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
I attended a networking aperitivo (happy hour) yesterday evening for an organization I joined shortly after my arrival in Bologna. InterNations.org is a global online community for expatriates living and working abroad and provides a forum to exchange tips, advice, job leads, ideas, etc. This was my first social event with the organization and it […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Don’t get me wrong, I knew traipsing off to Italy without a single Italian lesson wouldn’t be easy. But, there was no time…that’s the whole reason I’m here. I decided to make time by throwing myself into it. Those that know me understand that I do nothing half way. I work hard. I play hard. […]Continue Reading... 8 Comments.