what it was like to be a teenager? Really what it was like? Not some dreamed-up idealized version of high school where you felt secure, loved, and popular? Because I do. I try to block it out sometimes, but it is there, still haunting me. I grew up in Dallas, Texas, in an area that […]
Yesterday I started a new series on my blog, “Why I Love Social Media.” This series is for all the folks that are resisting blogging, Twitter, Facebook, etc. because they are convinced that the internet is full of cunning predators. This series is hopefully will give them a taste of what they are missing out […]
I have decided to start a new series on my blog, “Why I Love Social Media.” This series is for all the folks that are resisting blogging, Twitter, Facebook, etc. because they are convinced that the internet is full of creepy strangers. This series is hopefully will give them a taste of what they are […]
I kind of have THE BLAHS today. Actually, I have had them all week. You know the feeling? The feeling that you are a blink away from tears. The feeling where you actually can feel a heavy heart beating in your chest. The feeling that you are alone fighting the world.
So, it is time you all found out the truth about me. I used to be a serious bully. Really I was. I made kids cry at school, for sport. Check out this video for my “bully” story. Cultivate Her – “Bullies” from Jenni Catron on Vimeo. Pretty painful, huh?
I need your help. Well, I guess I don’t really NEED it, but I’d love it anyway. Tomorrow afternoon I am headed to the Windy City for a quick weekend getaway. One of my closest friends moved there this summer and so I am flying in to see her new digs and check out her […]
You know that cheesy song that Garth Brooks sang back in the early-199os, “Unanswered Prayers?” Well all I can say is that, it might be cheesy, but it is also dead on. Seriously, dead on. Have you ever taken a moment to think about all the heartbreak that you have experienced? Heartbreak that was in […]
I am so excited about the week that lies ahead. I’m excited because it’s a short week thanks to the Labor Day holiday. I’m excited because I am going to Wicked for the first time on Wednesday night. I’m excited because I head to Chicago Friday afternoon to see the city and hang with my […]
Can we talk about Glee for a minute? Just for a minute? Oh my gosh…it is the cutest thing ever. I watched it for the premiere for the first time last night and fell in love with it. Combining the all-to-identifiable high school angst, a passionate teacher, soulful song and dance combos, a blooming romance, […]
Oops, I meant fanatic. Are you fanatical about something, anything? Here’s the definition: Do you have an obsessive interest in or enthusiasm for… The Boss, Paula Deen, The Texas Longhorns, Fat Tire, The Gilmore Girls, Ryan Adams, University of Alabama Football?