Monthly Archives: June 2014

Stepping Into Hot Water Yet Again

Before I even get started on this subject, let me be very clear – I tip waiters and waitresses about 20% of my bill – every time. I always have and always will. I’m generous with my hairdresser and pizza … Continue reading

Posted in Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Tonight’s Playlist

Sometimes I just really need some help getting into a romantic mood for writing and editing, and tonight is one of those nights. When that happens, I either have to find a movie – like My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend … or … Continue reading

Posted in Playlist | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

World War Z

Anyone who knows me, knows I am a gutless wonder. The wrong movie trailer at the right moment will literally give me nightmares. And so I avoid scary movies and stories like the plague. Usually. But when I saw that … Continue reading

Posted in Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Why I Eat Gluten-Free

This afternoon, I found myself at another dinner where I got to watch all of the guests eat. A year ago, I’d have been embarrassed because it made others uncomfortable. Now it doesn’t bother me at all. Well, it does. … Continue reading

Posted in Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Hard Goodbyes

My grandparents were blessed with eight children. After the birth of four girls – in a row – I wonder if Grandpa ever worried that there would be no sons to carry on the family name. It must have seemed … Continue reading

Posted in Love | 8 Comments

I Am So Blessed!

Like everyone else in the world, there are things in my life that make me unbearably sad, that scare me so much I can hardly breathe, that worry me so much I lose sleep. But you know what? I’m also … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sweetheart Sunday #6

Wow! 2014 is flying by! Can you believe this is my sixth Sweetheart Sunday post? I still have a long list of real life video proposals and other romantic moments, but I realized something this afternoon. There are some really … Continue reading

Posted in Love, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Simplest Things…again

I’m pulling out a blog post from May 16, 2012. Even though it’s about a movie, it’s not really a review (though it’s a great movie). It’s more about what I learned while watching it, and what I try to … Continue reading

Posted in Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Story of Luke

It was another Netflix night for me. As happens from time to time, I stumbled on another amazing move that most people have probably never heard of. I know I hadn’t before seeing it on their website. What drew me … Continue reading

Posted in Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sweetheart Sunday #5

Life has been crazy this week! Between car repairs (requiring me to start my Mom’s Taxi Service back up), a graduation at the Wharton Center on the MSU campus (the super crowded, super noisy Wharton Center), a unexpected invitation to … Continue reading

Posted in Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment