Chrissie’s Blog

Pamper Me

Pamper Me

Sometimes, a body just needs a little R&R, a little special attention. And that’s where I was this week. A couple of years ago, I started getting really bothered by the fine fuzz on my face, which, thankfully, is very blonde, but still noticeable, especially to...

Health and Wellness: Almost Made It

Health and Wellness: Almost Made It

I took a break last month from talking about my weight loss journey. My goal was to hit 250 pounds by the end of June. And I didn’t make it. I still haven’t made it, two weeks later. But I am getting closer and closer! This morning, I hit 251.4 pounds. It was tempting...

Today in Music History: Live Aid!

Today in Music History: Live Aid!

On this date in 1985, the world witnessed the awesomeness of Live Aid, a star-studded concert held simultaneously in London and in Philadelphia. I remember it well, trying to watch bits and pieces of it from my grandparents’ house in Tazewell, my 13-year-old self so...

Immersive Van Gogh

Immersive Van Gogh

Today, I traveled to the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit in Charlotte, North Carolina with my friends Nikki and Kandy. We set off from Wytheville, VA, where Kandy lives and about halfway between where Nikki and I live, early in the morning, to reach Charlotte for our 11...

Writing Achievements

Writing Achievements

I’ve had a lot going on with writing lately and this quarter’s newsletter is dedicated to all of that. If you’d like to read more, but aren’t signed up for the newsletter, all you need to do is go to my website – www.CAPWrites.com – and scroll to the bottom of the...

White Birch

White Birch

I’ve never been one to be into juices and smoothies and things like that. Until a few months ago, when my friend Nikki had me meet her for lunch in Abingdon, Virginia, at a local place called White Birch. Now, make no mistake – White Birch is more than just juice....