Along came a Zombie….

Along came a Zombie….

A few weeks ago, there was a Zombie on the Southside of Chicago……… Little Tech Girl was able to snag a photo of this one before he was squashed by this guy (pun intended lol)…… Fortunately the children were not afraid and did what was necessary to get rid of the zombie, while being protectedContinue Reading

I’m feelin’ good…

I’m feelin’ good…

Birds flyin’ high, you know how I feel Sun in the sky, you know how I feel Breeze driftin’ on by, you know how I feel It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life for me. Yeah, it’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life for me,Continue Reading

The Extroverted Introvert

The Extroverted Introvert

Sooooooooooooo many people laugh at me when I tell them I am an introvert.  They just don’t think its possible. I am outgoing and personable and generally the life of the party. And scared $#_%less. Afraid I will be found out. Afraid you might know me. It is really hard to fathom that an outgoingContinue Reading

30 Days and Counting……

30 Days and Counting……

In 30 days, I will be 40 years old. (I’m gonna just let that sit there for a moment…….) Many moons ago, my mommy, Madame Butterfly, told me “Life doesn’t start until 40.” I have spent the last 39 years eagerly waiting to get to 40. In 30 days it will happen. Not sure whatContinue Reading

Are you ready to play?

Are you ready to play?

It’s that time of year again. It is time for the Chicago Toy and Game Fair.. In its 11th year, the Chicago Toy and Game Fair (chiTAG) is back, November 23rd and 24th, at Navy Pier. They will be showcasing the best Toys & Games from around the globe. You will be able to buildContinue Reading

30 Days Grateful – Day 11

Day 11 – Courage A few days ago, I reached out to a friend. I left ALL of my comfort zone behind and took a leap of faith. Not only did she catch me, she gave me what I needed to know I made the right decision. Stepping out of your comfort to move intoContinue Reading

30 Days Grateful – Day 7

30 Days Grateful – Day 7

Day 7 – Technology Cell Phones. Pagers. Laptops. Tablets. Micro-Recorders. PCs. Facebook. Twitter. Email. Face-Time. OovoO. Instagram. Google. Yahoo!. MSN. No matter where you are, you can reach out and be reached. Friends, family, work can reach you anywhere, any time. Yup, its great……and it’s a curse. Turning off is hard, but very doable….or soContinue Reading

30 Days Grateful – Day 6

Day 6 – Girlfriends 🙂 Donzelle. Gingi. Ronni. Tiffany. Dana. Iris. Jashquee. Marquece. Natasha. Tira. Tracey. Tracy. Regina. Jamila. Kris. Rashida. Melanie. Asabi. This list could go on and on. These are my GIRLS. My SISTAS. These are some women that love me in spite of myself. They are ridiculously amazing in their own rights,Continue Reading

30 Days Grateful – Day 5

Yup, this is late. Sorry…. 🙂 Day 5 – Fear I have a few fears. Some irrational; some, not so much. Some are debilitating, others, not so much. Fear can also be an amazing source of energy. It can fuel the most determined procrastinator (like myself) into stepping out of a very comfortable comfort zone. Continue Reading

30 Days Grateful – Day 4

Day 4- The Little Things Red Cups from Starbucks. Cake Batter Chap Stick. Kisses on my Third Eye. A dollar in the washer. A smile from a stranger. Unsolicited text messages that make you smile. Pictures on your Facebook wall with the caption – This made me think of you. Sunflower mouse pads. It’s alwaysContinue Reading