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  1. I love goals; write a book, become an investment advisor, open an art studio, climb a mountain – all great reasons to get out of bed in the morning or stay up late to accomplish something. If they were a food, they would be the dessert of life. Goals are the big visions you have for yourself, wrapped in a giant hug of emotional fulfilment.   But goals are easy.   Easy to think about, easy to write down, and… Read More
  2. Um yah. Ooooh yah. First, let me get the rating out of the way. I give Magic Mike XXL ten stars and about a million fresh, turgid tomatoes. It was the DisneyLand for forty-something married women. It was the Nascar of Penis; the Oscars of Pelvic Grind. This movie did not disappoint for one moment. While Channing Tatum and the Magic Mike crew performed their dances of sweaty glory, I laughed to the point of tears, and rolled forward slapping… Read More
  3. I promise this isn’t a Mother’s Day post about how ten years ago a bundle of love entered the world and I became a mother; days filled with baby sweetness, and years of heart melting awe and blah, blah, blah. No, this post is about what I’ve dreamed about since that day our first bundle of love was born.   A mini-van.   I know. What a crappy dream.   But have you ever jammed three car seats in the… Read More
  4. It’s here. Every year I write an annual list of things that don’t (or shouldn’t) matter heading into the new year. The 2013 and 2014 lists had ten things – but given the shrinking attention span of the universe, I’ve cut it to seven.   #7 Protein Shakes   I’m going to anger a lot of giant-shaky-cup people that consume this oft stinky drink with zeal but let’s be honest, there are a thousand-million protein shakes to choose from –… Read More
  5. Recently a friend of mine confided in me about her book club.   “Heather, I’m in a book club where you have to read the book and if you don’t finish it they are offended. Seriously offended. Your name goes a list and then if you end up on the list too many times, you’re asked to leave the group. These are heavy books – like examining existentialism and I don’t know, literary musings of the literate.”   “Really? Is… Read More