September 27, 2018

I lost a friend a few months ago. David wasn't a Facebook friend or someone I met and texted every once in a while--he was a real friend; someone who came over for dinner, gave me notes on my scripts, and talked to me about his own problems. We were friends. We celebra...

May 6, 2018

I’m kneeling in the dirt. As I’m pulling weeds and trimming plants, I get into a rhythm. I feel like my grandma except I don’t have a big straw hat. I keep going. I can smell the thyme below me and the lemons above. There’s something completely gratifying about working...

March 18, 2018

Ooookaaaaaay. So, it's been a while since I posted. When I started, my goal for blog additions was twice a month. If I got super busy, I thought, then once a month would be fine. So what the hell happened, you ask? Several things. My show got busier in that I had to fo...

November 28, 2017

I've always heard people say "you should drive to and from work without music on once in a while. You'll think so much more." I get that. But what if the whole point of listening to Sirius or the radio or your playlist is to zone out? To stop thinking. On the way to wo...

October 30, 2017

So in an earlier post I mentioned that I walked my younger son to school every day--ten blocks total. I did this in addition to my JJ Dancer workouts on YouTube. Well, time has become more scant with writing projects, etc. so  I was finding it more and more difficult t...

October 9, 2017

This sucks. I’m tired. It’s hot in my house and I’m here jumping around. Working out. My hair’s getting sweaty and frizzy with every hip-hop inspired move I awkwardly try to imitate. Plus, the two cups of coffee I greedily slurped down when I woke up are now sloshing a...

September 23, 2017

Another blog? Another effing blog? I hate writing “effing” ---I prefer the real word but for my first post I'm trying not to offend anyone. Of course, the fact that I’m writing a blog that involves discussion on exercise offends my husband, an avid runner. "You barely...

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