Stockyards Shorty

Since my decision to make plans to move to Fort Worth, I have been spending more time in the aptly named FunkyTown.  Forth Worth may be known for its rich Cowboy history culture but it also has an eclectic melting pot of live and let us live as friends attitude.  The city’s resounding theme is…Read More

I am the Boss of Me

Making significant life changes is never an easy road to take.  Often, when you head out on that journey, there will be people in your life who will not want to go along for the ride.  Then there will be those who you will not want to take with you. The gnawing feeling deep down…Read More

Vogel Alcove – A Safe Haven for Children

Nestled in a small, modest neighborhood in Downtown Dallas, a once vacated school building now serves as a sanctuary safe-haven to the city’s most vulnerable population; homeless children. If you bristle at the thought of a child being homeless, you are not alone.  When I first learned that there are roughly 3000 homeless children in…Read More

Today’s Mental Forecast | Overcast With a Chance of Toxic Rain

Like many, I have been doing a bit of soul-searching and mental house cleaning over the past 18 months.  I am learning that, for me, the best path to mental health is meditation, physical activity and a healthy heaping of good, restful, uninterrupted sleep.  A bit of daily laughter helps a lot.  I love to…Read More

Closure Brings New Beginnings

I recently had the pleasure of participating in the milestone birthday ushering  of one of my favorite people.  Celebrating on the top deck rooftop patio of Legacy Hall, I watched my friend flitter from guest to guest, trying to reconnect with as many as possible while he was back in town.  When it was finally…Read More

Overdoing Leads to Being Over Done

I’m not going to lie to you.  I tend to overdo most things.  O.k. maybe not most things but a lot of things that shouldn’t be overdone. Take exercise for starters.  During the height of the pandemic last year, I went all in.  Six days a week I was in two-a-day-mode. Hot yoga in the…Read More