I often think of this friend, and blog post I wrote while blogging for the Albany Times Union back in 2010. I recently had an encounter with someone who reminded me of my ol’ friend and I just wanted to give this story a new place to live…Read More
I don't like sweating. I was the kid in gym class who walked the mile run as much as possible because I didn’t want to go to my next class a sweaty mess. I made an exception for dance, but it was a different kind of sweat than running around a track or a tennis court in the sun.
For years, I did pilates. I liked how it was toning, and didn’t require me wiping my forehead every 2 minutes. How in the world people do anything voluntarily with sweat dripping off the tip of their nose is beyond me.Read More
Speaking of manners…
I despise waiting rooms. It might be because I’m overly patient and usually wait a very long time before speaking up and saying, “How much longer until I’m seen?” It’s because I’ve worked on the other side of the desk for a long time, and I sympathize. So, I wait.Read More
Did you see this video? Maya Angelou corrects a young woman for calling her ‘Maya’ while asking a question. She tells her to call her Ms. Angelou because, well, the young lady just hasn’t earned the right to call her anything but.Read More