http://ads.blogherads.com/23/2350/campaigns/16/1673/1673111/x90.jsOne of the biggest decisions I ever made in my life was choosing to become a mother. Every single aspect of my motherhood was a choice: I decided when I would start to try to have a baby. I selected the sperm donor. I selected the clinic I would go to and which doctor at the clinic … Continue reading Having Access Shouldn’t Be So Difficult
It never ceases to amaze me. I'm mid flight, returning home from the conference in a fog of sleep deprivation, while other attendees have already organized and edited photos, written blog posts, crafted thank you notes, and launched new websites. HOW IS THIS HAPPENING? Needless to say I didn't learn how to master time management … Continue reading the one thing I didn’t learn at BlogHer
I am in California enjoying great hair days and amazing scenery. I may be meeting you for the first time this weekend. I'm excited about that. If we grab a moment over coffee or in between sessions, chances are we won't have time to share our ENTIRE stories. Goodness knows I will try because I … Continue reading are we meeting for the first time?
Because I'm easy come, easy go A little high, little low Anyway the wind blows, doesn't really matter to me, to me Like thousands of other woman and men who write or work online I went to the BlogHer conference this last weekend. It was my first time in Chicago and I truly enjoyed the … Continue reading Is this just fantasy?
I'm in Chicago for the first time. After I landed yesterday morning I took the el to the hotel downtown and tried to get a feel for the city. It's nice to be early for the conference and ease into seeing people and switching gears. My biggest objective this year is to listen. Sure, I … Continue reading Top of the morning
http://oascentral.blogher.org/RealMedia/ads/adstream_jx.ads/ReviewBadge/OID5276_AFL-CIO_2Q_2013_ReviewBadges_Blog_002/@x13 After I graduated from theatre school I took a job as an intern for a small film production company in NYC. The woman who hired me was a regular at this West Village tavern where I was a backup waitress. The small tavern had many actresses on staff, who were often quickly running out … Continue reading The NYC internship: The Job That Was Not a Job
Today I had a fantasy where I suddenly was the recipient of a specific amount of BIG money and even though I am all about planning, researching, and saving to get my family relocated to a new school district for W, in my head the money was spent elsewhere. In my head I had a … Continue reading fantasy head games
http://oascentral.blogher.org/RealMedia/ads/adstream_jx.ads/ReviewBadge/OID4921_TNT_Tuesday_ReviewBadge_002/@x13My Mother and I are really good and solving crime. We can arrive at a crime scene and know within the first few minutes of scanning the scene who our prime suspects are. We also know who to hone in on when we see mug shots. The secret to our crime fighting brilliance is our … Continue reading How My Mother and I Solve Crime Every Week
As much as I am a planner there are still so many things that must be done final in the days leading up to leaving for a conference. Laundry, shopping for milk, getting rid of the white hair at my temples, etc. There is also all of the actual work related JOB stuff that needs … Continue reading The hustle and bustle before a conference
http://oascentral.blogher.org/RealMedia/ads/adstream_jx.ads/ReviewBadge/OID4330_Shell_Q1_Q2_2013_ReviewBadge_018/@x13 We name all of our cars, we always have. When we said goodbye to Millie's Cadillac and got a proper family-style car we gave W naming rights. It was on the journey home that he announced the name to our new used car. "Marsha Ro!" is what he squealed from the back seat. Our … Continue reading Feeding Marshall: how I save money at the pump (Sweepstakes)