Likes and Followers Are the New Crack

Disclaimer: Before I proceed, I admittedly am a user of Facebook, Twitter and am avidly on Instagram. My Instagram account was once set on “private” and I would only give permission to those I knew because I didn’t want the whole world to know my business. I didn’t like the thought of having people whom…

The Bridesmaids List

I use to have this list of friends that I always believed would be in my wedding one day – it was a list of eight girlfriends and family, because eight is my lucky number – at one point in high school, I even had a guy on the list. But of course as years…

Stories Behind the Photos

Last weekend, I asked my student staff to each bring something that means a lot to them.  I never ask my students to do something that I wouldn’t do myself, so I brought a photo album.  Well, a picture of albums, because of course, I forgot to bring the album to our meeting.  But I…

Parking Karma

I don’t know when I discovered that I had this amazing luck with finding parking spots in the most heavily populated events, shopping centers, or places that have barely any spaces for people to park.  But once I lucked out, I started telling myself, “I have great parking karma.” And so it goes, any time…

Age is but a number – or is it?

I reached this birthday milestone earlier this year and while I typically enjoy & celebrate birthdays in high fashion, I have admittedly been struggling with this year’s milestone of an age.  I recall last December sitting in Starbucks on a winter day in Sacramento crying to my girlfriend on the other end the phone, not…