It was after 1am. I’d arrived at 11:45 pm anxiously waiting for the clock to strike midnight. Unlike Cinderella, I would not run away as the new day rolled in; I was ready to run toward my prince who would soon walk down the brick path, through the gates and become a fixture in my … Continue reading
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It Was One of THOSE Days
Yesterday was one of THOSE days. Not those days, THOSE days; a great day! The stars seemed to be aligned in my Aquarian favor and the universe was generating ridiculously positive energy. I don’t know what Mercury was doing (I never did understand the whole Mercury in retrograde thing, although I want to) but I’m … Continue reading
Love thy Neighbor: A Valentine Act of Kindness
Last month I heard news of a gentleman in my community who is silently suffering. It immediately weighed heavy on my heart, and I just wanted to do something, anything I could to help him. I immediately started typing a message to some of my Facebook contacts: Dear Friends – As some of you may … Continue reading
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2010 – Bring It On El Tigre!
My motto for this past year was: 2008 wasn’t so great, but 2009 is sure gonna be fine! Not like it’ll be okay I’ll get through it fine, like F-I-N-E … fine! But apparently I was off target with my motto selection for the lovely year of the Ox. Don’t get me wrong, 2009 had … Continue reading
Family Treasures …
… no matter how wacky, dysfunctional, unconventional a family may be, there are treasures to be found. Some buried deeper than others, but they’re there. Objects, perhaps. Moments of unforgettable pee-in-your-pants laughter. Tough times that made you stronger. The simplicity of a familiar sound or smell. I am thankful to have many treasures, some that transport … Continue reading
How Do You Like Your Coffee, Mate?
One day while having coffee with my sister and brother-in-law, my brother-in-law made a comment that to this day makes me laugh. “I like my coffee like I like my women,” he said. “Light and bitter.” Oh, and yeah, it makes me fear for his life too having said it in front of his wife! … Continue reading
Common Phrases Heard While Growing Up
Common phrases heard while growing up in the Curtis household … “Do you own stock in Con Ed?” Dad – when we left lights on after leaving a room “I brought you into this world and I can take you out of it!” Mom – doesn’t everyone’s mom say that? “I’m going to see a man about a horse …” … Continue reading