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The story of Leroy

Meet Leroy. Leroy’s name is actually Rocky, but I changed it for the five days he lived with me because my husband wanted to name him after Leroy Hoard, the football player. And the Rocky movies have way too many

The story of Leroy

Meet Leroy. Leroy’s name is actually Rocky, but I changed it for the five days he lived with me because my husband wanted to name him after Leroy Hoard, the football player. And the Rocky movies have way too many

2 Legit 2 Quit: What tall buildings and hiphop meant in my race

There I was. In Las Vegas. On The Strip. Running; somewhere around six miles into my first half marathon. I didn’t exactly train as hard as I had planned to train, but I did prepare thoroughly that weekend. I ate

2 Legit 2 Quit: What tall buildings and hiphop meant in my race

There I was. In Las Vegas. On The Strip. Running; somewhere around six miles into my first half marathon. I didn’t exactly train as hard as I had planned to train, but I did prepare thoroughly that weekend. I ate

On the eve of trips

So many fun things to do before a trip: laundry house cleaning buy travel body wash change your voicemail to “out of office” check in for your flight (B group = big thumbs down) pack your huge purse full of

On the eve of trips

So many fun things to do before a trip: laundry house cleaning buy travel body wash change your voicemail to “out of office” check in for your flight (B group = big thumbs down) pack your huge purse full of

On parking (or, how I want a Mini Cooper)

In my creative advertising class, we discuss the question “what is your consumer’s biggest pain?” every week. Today, I’m the consumer, and the biggest pain I have is the impossibility of ever learning to park. More than once today I

On parking (or, how I want a Mini Cooper)

In my creative advertising class, we discuss the question “what is your consumer’s biggest pain?” every week. Today, I’m the consumer, and the biggest pain I have is the impossibility of ever learning to park. More than once today I

On something smart

I’ve said it every week the past three… Aaaannnyyyy minute now, I am about to think of something really smart.  Every Tuesday night, I sit in advertising class, and I watch and listen and learn and absorb.  It’s like the words

On something smart

I’ve said it every week the past three… Aaaannnyyyy minute now, I am about to think of something really smart.  Every Tuesday night, I sit in advertising class, and I watch and listen and learn and absorb.  It’s like the words

On booking the next adventure

I said it – we are planning our next trip.  We’re off to Savannah, Georgia this spring!  Why Savannah?  Because we said so!  We haven’t been to the South on a trip on purpose yet (well, not east of Texas),

On booking the next adventure

I said it – we are planning our next trip.  We’re off to Savannah, Georgia this spring!  Why Savannah?  Because we said so!  We haven’t been to the South on a trip on purpose yet (well, not east of Texas),

On getting back to blogging

If I could get paid for unfinished blogs and times I’ve mentioned finishing unfinished blogs in my life, I’d have a bit of a nest egg.  Here’s a notch on my belt for effort. In any case, a few news

On getting back to blogging

If I could get paid for unfinished blogs and times I’ve mentioned finishing unfinished blogs in my life, I’d have a bit of a nest egg.  Here’s a notch on my belt for effort. In any case, a few news