Mister Rogers was the Buddha Incarnate
In my search for serenity I always come back to my old stand-by: Mister Rogers. IMHO Fred Rogers was the Buddha incarnate. He was so full of unshakable love and understanding. I like to be snarky, but I also need a little love in my life and times have been tough lately. If one more person quits from my office I am going to loose it. We have lost four amazing coworkers this summer and it is...
I've Always Got You've Got Mail
“I tried to have cybersex once, but I kept getting a busy signal.” - Birdie Conrad One of the most underrated movies of all time is 1998’s You’ve Got Mail staring Tom Hanks and what I believe is one of the last performances of Meg Ryan’s original face. If you haven’t seen this movie you should. It is a delightful retelling of the movie The Shop Around the...
Pack a bathing suit!
This past weekend I went to go see my parents: hooray! I even took a vacation day on Friday so I could spend more time with them. “Pack a bathing suit!” my mom said, “we’re going to Russian River!” dad proclaimed. After hours of travel via BART and then the Golden Gate Ferry, I arrived on the other side of the bay at the ass-crack of dawn (8am) and my sister pulls up to take me to see the dear...
The time I burnt my pony keg
Oprah’s ah-ha moments are all so deep. Like when Freida Pinto learned her brown skin was not a curse or when Rashida Jones learned to not fall down the rabbit hole after her mother’s cancer diagnosis. My ah-ha moment came this past weekend in Petaluma, at 8 in the morning, in a Peet’s Coffee & Tea when I was preparing to go to my parent’s house to help them paint (there is another story). I...