ottopalooza. (aka it’s definitely not about me anymore.)

We got a puppy. We got a very happy puppy. We got a very BIG puppy. We adopted Otto from a rescue shelter in Williamsburg VA yesterday, and it truly has been one of the happiest things that I’ve ever done. People tell you that when it’s your own pet, you instantly feel this levelContinue reading “ottopalooza. (aka it’s definitely not about me anymore.)”

getting back what you give.

Today did not go as I thought it would…..and that WASN’T a bad thing. Sometimes something unexpected happens, and it takes you in an unexpected direction…..and it allows you to show genuine kindness and put others first. That was my day today. I was able to catch up with a friend, and do something kindContinue reading “getting back what you give.”

9/11 – remembering what we must never forget.

Tomorrow is the 19th anniversary of one of the worst days in our country’s history. It’s a day that should be a day of mourning, and it should also be a day when we all pause and reflect. I remember so many things about that day, right down to the clothes I wore to workContinue reading “9/11 – remembering what we must never forget.”