Dear Sister, You didn’t ask for what I am about to tell you. I just wanted to tell you. Perhaps one day you will really understand. Perhaps not. Regardless, this is why I love you. I love you because you free me. You free me from so much. You free me from more than I … Continue reading How lucky am I?
2020. Me, a Work in Progress.
Let's dip our toes into the what and why of 2020. 2020 for me, that is. For me, the work in progress. 2020 overall intention: Respect myself. Respect my brain, my body, needs and aspirations. Everything else will fall into place. What. Who: Spend as much time around, and/or being grateful for, these people as … Continue reading 2020. Me, a Work in Progress.
Why I want to get into wine. Part 1| Family.
Are you ready for it? Ha don’t worry, I’m not doing a T Swift. Rather, settle in for something a little more honest, vulnerable and sentimental (not a jab at TS, I am a big fan). If you know me, you know vulnerability isn’t one of my fortes. Sure, I might share too much and … Continue reading Why I want to get into wine. Part 1| Family.
Why I am taking this wine thing seriously.
So, what do you want to do with your life? Why are you in France? A day does not go by without these questions. People seem perplexed by what it is that I want to do. Newsflash, it’s not their business. Yet, they do all continue to ask. Trust me. Why did a woman with … Continue reading Why I am taking this wine thing seriously.
Wines I have recently tasted.
Y’all know why I am in France. To drink. Well, to explore the glory of French wine, among other things, of course. At least that is my story and I am sticking with it ha. I thought it was about time that I posted a little wine updated. Over the past few months I have … Continue reading Wines I have recently tasted.
A tale of two Disney days.
They say that time is a gift. I couldn’t agree more. Time at a Disney Park however, is a golden gift, a rare commodity. Whether you are visiting for the first time, the only time, or have an annual pass, the way you spend your visit needs to be carefully considered. Even Oprah has noted … Continue reading A tale of two Disney days.
Food poisoning in Paris.
SO... Not all food experiences in Paris are good. The past 48hrs have been nothing short of hell. I'll spare you the details, but I am sure you can imagine. After consuming what I can only guess was contaminated supermarket lettuce, I now see food in a slightly different way. Here is what I have … Continue reading Food poisoning in Paris.
How about a glass?
The wonderful world of wine is calling me. No matter where I am, what type of mood I am in, or who I am with. It is always a good time to enjoy a wine (or two). Wine has a way of calming me down, of setting a moment and making it, well... magical. Yes, … Continue reading How about a glass?
Self care for a server. The basics.
As far as I can tell, being a quality server (much like being a quality human) demands a lot. People take that for granted. Scratch that, when I say people, I mean me. Before I started the most intense server job of my life, I really took my mental and physical energy for granted. Of … Continue reading Self care for a server. The basics.
Front of house and the imposter syndrome.
Imposter syndrome is real. That feeling of never being good enough, qualified enough or just enough. Being where you are has to be some kind of mistake. Right? Wrong. If I have learned anything this year it's that people want to be around you because of you. That is, if people who are worth it, … Continue reading Front of house and the imposter syndrome.