No Shortage of Lemons

I’ve always loved the old adage “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade”. It’s the epitome of positive thinking to take something seemingly negative and turn it into a positive. But here’s the thing. I love lemons. I think that humble, versatile, yellow orb gets a bad rap. The lovely fruit can delicately flavor food…

Lodestar

I have a confession to make. I have always been a Sci-Fi/Fantasy geek. I have been a lifelong Trekkie and an Elven archer on an adventure with a Hobbit. I’ve been lost in a galaxy far, far away and I have taken the train to Hogwarts too many times to count. When I was a…

And the Award goes to…

I love this time of year. In the entertainment industry the next two months are known as Award season. In that time frame, there are The Golden Globe Awards, the Critics Choice Awards, the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards, the Writer’s Guild Awards, The Director’s Guild Awards, the Producer’s Guild Awards, the British Academy Film Awards,…

The Power of Yes

I have a confession to make. I was queen of the word No when I was younger. Now one might think this is not such a bad thing because, as Cat Stevens reminds us, oh, baby, it’s a wild world. But as a young person growing up it actually thwarted much of my efforts to…

Age is the New….

There is a famous adage that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. I don’t know a lot about dogs but what I am seeing in my human friends and myself defies this line of thinking. I’ve always been a bit of a late bloomer which probably bodes well for being willing to learn…

Olympic Dream

I have a confession to make. I cry during the Olympic games. It’s not out of sadness or regret. Rather it’s when I see a flip or a twist or an unbelievable move executed perfectly my throat gets tight and the tears flow from the sheer beauty and excellence I have just witnessed. Yes, we…