My Old Neighborhood

I woke up early this morning to visit my Great Aunt Mary who still lives in my old neighborhood Slavic Village. The neighborhood has changed so much over the years. I remember fondly as a child seeing older Polish and Slovenian residents cutting their grass and tending their gardens as I walked or rode my bike with my…

Live It Up!

Life is short. I learned this a young age. I can’t even remember how old I was when I went to my first funeral, but I was little. I never understood when people over the age of 10 never experienced one. That doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with them, they were just lucky and I…

I Heart Inspiration Boards

As a kid I used to make collages in the livingroom with my dad. I’d cut out pics of my favorite bands and artists from Circus, Metal Edge, Rolling Stone Magazine, etc… I’d make a music themed collage on poster board and hang it up in my room. Then a few years down the road…

My TV Sheros!

I have a lot of wonderful sheros that have impacted me throughout my life: my Grammy Peg, my mom, Gloria Steinem, Connie Schultz, Hillary Clinton, Sheryl Crow…I could go on & on…But today I want to give props to my television mentors. The real women & the fictional characters that have shaped & influenced me…