It's been a long while since I've written a blog post on here. Not that I've forgotten about it, or even that I have moved away from Dallas...at least not physically. My hiatus was mostly due to burnout from being on the computer all day at a job I hated. The last thing I wanted … Continue reading You Thought I was Gone?
Last week I was walking in the park by where I live in an effort to enjoy the nice spring weather when suddenly I collided with an older woman walking her dog. she apologized (as her dog had cut me off) and explained that she walks to "clear out the mental cobwebs–and I don't think … Continue reading Monday Mantra: No Mental Cobwebs
Last year was my first official time to experience the St. Patrick's Day parade in Dallas. I'd been on Greenville during the SPD shenanigans, but had never been in the thick of the debauchery. Needless to say, I had a blast! But there are a few things I'd do differently this year. So I've compiled … Continue reading 8 Tips for Surviving the Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Often it seems that there's a stigma around dining alone. But sometimes there's no other option. Friends are busy, schedules don't line up, or you just happen to be hungry at 4:30 pm – hey, no shame in the geriatric game! Whatever the reason we find ourselves eating alone, it doesn't have to be a … Continue reading Six Good Places To Eat Alone In Dallas
Here's my top picks for what's going on in Dallas this weekend. Friday: Deep Ellum Arts Festival - 11am (all weekend) Yonder Mountain String Band at The Granada Theater - 7pm The O's at The Rustic - 9:30pm Big Texas Beer Fest at Fair Park - 7pm (also Saturday) Saturday: Valise at Texas Lone Star … Continue reading This Weekend In Dallas
Anxiety runs in my family and is something I've always lived with. I've done things like yoga, running, and various fad boutique fitness centers to try and focus my energy and calm my nerves, but those activities always felt like more of a chore for me than as a way to gain strength and peace. On top … Continue reading I Stopped Doing Yoga And Started Doing More Of This
Just when I thought Mother Nature was finally done throwing seasonal surprises our way, my own mother sent the following text message. (Please be warned…if you can't stand snakes, don't look) Of course, curiosity got the best of me and, like a human, I enlarged the image. Blegh!!! Unreal! And look how … Continue reading Snake Me Home