Monthly Archives: September 2014

September 23

Required Reading: “7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose”

This morning on the Caltrain down the peninsula, I came across an awesome blog post about life guidance and how to think about your own priorities. The piece “7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose” is definitely required reading for anyone trying to figure stuff out and hasn’t been able to figure […]

September 22

Budweiser Ultimate ‘Beer Buddy’ Commercial

Simple concept. Ultimate result. The Budweiser Ultimate ‘Beer Buddy’ commercial is an example how capitalism, corporate responsibility, and social good can all come together. The ad, titled “Friends Are Waiting,” highlights the friendship a man shares with his dog. Things take a twist, however, when one night the dog’s owner fails to return home after […]

September 21

The beginning of the end of life…

Originally posted on love dogs:
Sometimes life just sucks! When I started writing this blog about my dearest canine friends I hadn’t anticipated how quickly life would move on and we are here already…it is the beginning of the end for Harvey. Caring for an old dog is hard. There are good days, not so good…

September 20

Dancing It Out, The True Gift of Friendship

This morning opened up with a great Op-Ed in The New York Times “Startling Adult Friendships – There Are Social and Political Benefits to Having Friends.” To summarize, the piece hits upon how fewer adults feel connected and the importance of having those connections. It is those connections that make us real, vulnerable, wonderful. I got […]

September 19

Mornings with Max

Five years ago I rescued a sweet pup named Max. He was 1/2 pitbull and 1/2 lab. To be honest, I never wanted a pitbull. I always thought of them as a dangerous dog. I grew up with Hounds, Eskies, and a host of other breeds. Then I came across this little guy in a pound […]

September 18

A Zoe Moment

It is hard to write about one of my kids without sending a shout out to my other kid. This is Zoe. She is a Tabby Cat with a personality. She is quite friendly and her best friend Max and her like hanging out. So here is my little girl peering out from the blankets. […]

September 17

Traveling 101: The Labels Associated With You

Originally posted on Have Curls, Will Travel:
I am tall. It’s a fact–the average height of an American woman is 5’4″ and with me standing at 5’8″, I am definitely above the average.  What was unexpected when I was younger, yet that I have learned over the years is the way my height comes into…