When I first marked on my calendar that today, February 22, was National Margarita Day, it was cold and damp—a typical February day. I was not in the frame of mind for margaritas, nor could I fathom why we would celebrate margaritas in February when I still had sidecars, white cosmos and cider on the … Continue reading It’s National Margarita Day, Hooray!
One of my oldest friends is a guy I’ve known since elementary school. I first met Vern Roseman on the playground at Our Lady of Sorrows and later reconnected with him when he pledged my service fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega at Maryland. A big guy with an even bigger heart, Vern’s easy smile and nerdy … Continue reading Fuel for the Party
Why do so many people go on diets after the New Year? It’s all those cookies that are being churned out at nearly every Judeo-Christian home in the U.S. from Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve. It’s as if the Keebler Elves’ tree house takes root right center of the kitchen island. In my new world order … Continue reading Cookie Counterculture
In case you missed it on my various social media channels, I have some good news to share. My latest blog post, “Comfort me with a casserole and red wine,” was picked up by Red Tricycle, a family and parenting online publication. At the encouragement of my good friend Carolyn, who was previously featured in … Continue reading I Feel Like Navin R. Johnson
I am huge fan of Gretchen Rubin. Rubin started her career as an attorney. She was the editor-in-chief of the Yale Law Review and clerked at the U.S. Supreme Court for Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. Rubin left her illustrious career to purse writing, specializing in the topic of happiness and good habits. During a recent … Continue reading A New Look for September, the New January