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The Little Pink Paper

I had to go to the OBGYN last week (nope, not pregnant.  Not trying to get pregnant.  Just had to go for the reason that all women should go).  I don’t really want to talk about the OBGYN because one of the ironic things about me is that though I love The Vagina Monologues, though […]

Mermaid or Whale?

One of my students from two semesters ago sent me the below story (I’ve shortened it a tad for relative brevity).  It’s been making the rounds on email so maybe you have seen it.  It’s a great reply to a gym ad that I especially loved because I am a long time fan of the whale […]

Get your style on

Get your style on

 So, my greatest richness in life has been my friends.  I’ve always had the wonderful fortune of having amazing friends in my life.  One of those amazing friends is Laura Caputo who is my second longest friend (two longest friends photographed with me above– maybe at about 8 years old).  Laura (on the left) was my tour guide […]

Random Bits

Random Bits

From last week’s Lost file… Found… one paddle from my hand mixer.  I cannot believe that I forgot to list this in the missing items blog.  A few weeks ago, I decided that Happy and I were going to make homemade chocolate chip cookies.  When it came time to whip all the ingredients into one, I […]

2 conversations

2 conversations

At the grocery store this morning, Happy and I were picking up milk and broccoli.  Walking towards the dairy, a lady who I didn’t recognize hollered, “Oh, that’s BF’s baby, isn’t it?”  (Well, she used BF’s actual name but since I don’t even know BF’s actual name anymore, I just remember that she said BF).  […]

We need more M'ijas. Can you help young Latinas?

Circle De Luz radically empowers young Latinas by supporting and inspiring them in the pursuit of their possibilities through extensive mentoring, programming, and scholarship funds for further education.   You can help us achieve our goals.  In fact, you can help reach your own goals of reaching out to others and self-fulfillment; one of our recent […]