What better way to learn a valuable, humbling lesson than by having a total, unadulterated freak-out? Having two of them. I would know. Though Santa was not involved, both of my personal incidents were still special in their own way, and each actually had a different fix. Yet, in the end, they both pointed to the same, spectacularly dramatic lesson ab...More
The Problem With Your Face
My face tends to get me in trouble. Regularly. If you know me, chances are you know a lot about me. That’s because you can tell what I’m thinking, what I’m feeling at any given moment. All you need to do is look at my face. Behold…Exhibit A. Since I highly value authenticity, I tend to think this is a good thing. (Though let’s get real. There are times...More
The One Question You Need to Ask Yourself. Twice.
Last week my husband called with what he thought was exciting news. He’d scored free tickets to the Aztecs game and - more importantly in his opinion - to the fireworks show afterwards. "The fireworks are supposed to be incredible," he told me excitedly. "Wanna go?" And then he waited for my answer. The truth? No, I didn't want to go. Hubbie loves all th...More