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Getting back to basics

Getting back to basics

Saturday afternoon I finished reading Just Kids by Patti Smith.  After I wiped the snotty tears from my face, I logged into my online library account, renewed my copy, handed it to Peter and said, “I think it changed my life? Let me know what you think.” Patti Smith, punk rock poet and all around bad ass, was admittedly not a huge influence in my formative years.  I knew...

Podcast: Sue-Kate Heaney – Actress...

Podcast: Sue-Kate Heaney – Actress, Mop Whisperer

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (10.0MB) Before the holidays, I had the good fortune of catching the one-woman show, “Confessions of a Mop-oholic.”  That night I was introduced to the creative, bizarre and hilarious world of Sue-Kate Heaney: Mop-aholic.  As a child, Sue-Kate collected mops, personifying them as older girls who were a little more experienced in...

Judge not…or should we?

Judge not…or should we?

Show of hands:  do you judge other peoples marriages? I do.  It’s not like I want to… Listen, if you put an opened bag of potato chips in front of me, I’m going to eat them.  And I’m going to enjoy them because they are delicious. Sometimes, judging is good.  When I was in an unhappy relationship prior to my marriage, I actively judged couples around me.  I...