Take a leap of faith!

Are you thinking about the changes you want to make in 2020? Are you considering your options and figuring out what’s manageable, what you can actually do, what you want to do?  In the spring of 2011, I was a stay-at-home mom to a first grader and a third grader. My days were spent trekking [...]

Reflections on 2019

  My iPhone can tell me a lot about 2019. I don’t see pictures on the camera roll from New Year’s Eve into New Year’s Day because our NYE plans were changed when our friends got sick. I didn’t stay up to see the ball drop to begin 2019, but I went with the flow [...]

That time I met New Kids on the Block

That time I met New Kids on the Block

Happy holidays! Since I like to focus on all things fabulous here, I wanted to share one of the best days of my childhood with you. I always get a bit nostalgic about this at this time of the year because when I was 13, I got tickets to see New Kids on the Block [...]

Inching toward the finish line…..

Today is my last day of classes for the fall 2013 semester. Where has the time gone?? I begin my final semester next month. Did I really just type that?  I remember my first day of school in fall 2011. I went to a writing class that is required for communications majors, after attending a [...]

It’s amazing what brings me back…..

I was recently looking for some information on my university’s website.  As I was looking through the site, trying to find what I was researching, I came across the flow sheet for my major. I got goose bumps. Why, you wonder? When I was trying to apply to my university in the spring of 2011, [...]

Top 10 Things I Learned This School Year

1. Confidence and a strong desire to work hard to succeed make a huge difference in my ability to believe I can do well in college. 2. My horrible grades from college in the 1990s don't define the academic Amy anymore, especially since I got a 4.0 GPA this semester. 3. It is weird having [...]

Making a dream a reality

Do you remember what sparked major life changes in YOUR life?  I remember what prompted me to sign up for an online dating website--the one I met my husband through.  I remember what prompted us to sell our condo and buy our house.  That's a call I will never forget.  I was parked at my [...]