look for the girl with the broken smile, ask her if she wants to stay awhile.

About a month ago, at a bar/coffee shop five blocks away from my old apartment in downtown Columbus, eight twentysomethings sat at table engaged in laughs and conversation.  If you need a visual, picture Central Perk minus the couch and many more beer glasses than coffee mugs.  Oh, I should also point out that most of these people met … Continue reading look for the girl with the broken smile, ask her if she wants to stay awhile.

friends: is there such a thing as having too many?

Last night while finishing my post, preparing my grad program application, and watching my daily fix of Ellen, I dodged text after text from my dear friend, Mike.  I love him, I really do...but he was driving me a little crazy with all the texting.  Now I really do enjoy helping my boys out when it … Continue reading friends: is there such a thing as having too many?

“it feels good to give!!”

My friend, Jen, just sent me a text, after donating $150 to our friend Dustin's fundraising efforts in support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training program.  Jen wrote, "It feels so good to give!!"  She's right.  It does feel good to give, especially to a cause that is worth more than money.  Your money … Continue reading “it feels good to give!!”

all you need is your girl friends

Let me first say that I spent my lunch break beginning a post highlighting my thoughts on this Moan-day.  To put it best, today was not my day.  But I've had many days like this to learn that you really do have to experience bad days like this one in order to appreciate the good … Continue reading all you need is your girl friends

oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh…

Before ending this day, I have to quote my dear friend, Jen, who just claimed that this song was the theme of today.  If you're not a fan of Glee (yet) then hopefully this song officially turns you into a Gleek like the rest of us.  All day long we have been singing this song, and … Continue reading oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh…