I am a mom, writer, advocate, wife, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin, in-law, outlaw, friend, neighbor, Michigander, Detroit sports fan, moviegoer, music lover, global thinker, and suburbanite of Detroit. I love my husband, children, family, friends, neighbors, dog, country, planet, and Italian-Irish heritage.
Monthly Archives: February 2012
My dad celebrated his 83rd birthday Monday. At first glance, most take him for being in his late 60s. I believe his youthfulness results from his northern Italian ancestry as well as a lifetime of organic gardening, home cooking, activity, traveling … Continue reading
Who do you write for? I don’t mean which publication, company or special interest group. I mean who is your audience? Is it you or is it comprised of various types of people? My audience varies. I have written copy for … Continue reading
My neighbors are owners of Tringali’s Bakery in Warren, Michigan. Their amazing cannoli-filled Paczkis were featured on Fox News. The mocha-flavored, cannoli-filled ones are my absolute favorite. However, Issa and Riff beat me to the two in our box this … Continue reading
What a crock.Read the Article at HuffingtonPost
Condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of this very courageous woman and journalist.Read the Article at HuffingtonPost
I have been battling my two inner voices on whether or not to blab about a WTF moment, I experienced one week ago. One voice keeps saying this is information neighbors need to know. It deals with a rather serious … Continue reading
Ideas, words, sentences, action and imagery all come from a mix of sources. Whether I am creating for professional or personal accomplishment, influences inside my head connect with what I see, hear, read, watch, feel and experience. What about you? … Continue reading
I believe true musical talent is measured by an artist’s ability to perform without aid of computers/technology. Rock is alive on my MP3, in my car and everywhere I listen to music. The Foo Fighters deserve the recognition earned. They’re … Continue reading
It’s funny. I sat down to write this post at 8:30 am. At first, I thought it would be a breeze. It is Valentine’s Day after all; and it’s my day for posting about parenting, marital bliss, friendship and things … Continue reading
Reblogged from Victoria-writes: Loved these and just had to pass them on.