Sweet, Sweet Summertime

Sweet, Sweet Summertime

I love music and I love Summertime. There’s something bout the two together that makes pure magic, and always has for me. When I listen back to Top 40 Countdowns on Sirius XM’s 80s on 8, more often than not, the Countdowns that hold my favorite songs were Summertime...
After All the Thrill is Gone

After All the Thrill is Gone

I fell in love with Duran Duran on the Friday night the week after Thanksgiving week in 1984. Yes, I remember it that specifically. It was at my friend Pam’s house. Neither of us had MTV. We lived so far out in the sticks that we couldn’t get MTV, so we got our weekly...
The Body in Your Bed

The Body in Your Bed

Beauty is the eye of the one who looks at the overall situation. There’s something precious in almost anything, if examined in the proper light. Let’s talk about something so many tend either to gloss over, or to brutally attack: the body in your bed. No...
Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward

Most of us are familiar with the concept of paying it forward – doing a kindness in return for a kindness paid to you. There was a great movie called Pay It Forward with the kid from The Sixth Sense in it. But did you know that there is an actual holiday for it?...
Taking Notes

Taking Notes

I’ve been taking notes a lot lately. In conferences. In workshops. While listening to other people’s conversations secretly. I’ve been trying to get back into the swing of writing. Creatively. Or even just feeling the pen gliding along the surface of my notebooks....
So Far Behind

So Far Behind

I’m supposed to write four blogs each month for my website. Let me be brutally honest: I’m really not crazy about writing blogs. I feel like no one reads them, and that they’re a waste of my time and energy if no one is reading them. I never get feedback on my blogs....