Important Secrets About Multitasking You want To Know

Important Secrets About Multitasking You want To Know

Among the attributes that lassoed me a husband, the one I was most proud of was my “incredible multi-tasking ability.” (Others included snorkeling skills, the art of napping, salad construction, and the fact I owned a KD Lange CD.)

But the fairest of them all was the fact that I could get crap done and in a hurry.…

Perceived Value ~ Life Lessons Learned From A Pair Of Old Shoes

Perceived Value ~ Life Lessons Learned From A Pair Of Old Shoes

One afternoon I was scouting a local vintage store.  I love to flip through coats and scarves and consider their previous owners. I like to picture a dapper gentleman sliding a taupe fur wrap onto his wife’s shoulders. I take in the sparkly glint on a dangly pair of earrings and wonder what stories they might tell about a girl’s night out in 1958.…

Authenticity And The Vintage Dress

Authenticity And The Vintage Dress

The other day I came across a beautiful vintage dress of my mother’s in the back of my closet. I remember grabbing this “70’s masterpiece” from the “gives” pile, years before, while helping my mother pack to move.

I said, “You can’t throw this out! It’s legendary!”

AUTHENTICITY AND THE VINTAGE DRESS

I envisioned her plucking it from some swanky boutique on one of the trips to Hawaii, she and my dad used to take.…

The Truth About How Brain Cancer Cleared My Mind

The Truth About How Brain Cancer Cleared My Mind

One night, my father collapsed, outside of a Portland hotel, during a Prince concert in Vancouver, Canada. I know this because I was at the Prince concert. The next morning when my mother told me about his fall, I instantly recalled the exact moment, during the concert, when my father likely went down.…