Dear Londann, I celebrate my one-year La La Land-iversary in the snow of the Swiss Alps. The excitement, frustration, proud achievements and terror of the last 365+ days have been a result of recognizing unwanted habits and patterns in my life and the desire to seek healthy challenges that have - hands down - made … Continue reading La La Land-iversary
Dear Londann, I recently returned to LA from a glorious and necessary 8-day trip home to Jersey. I got to spend some priceless quality time with you… dancing, swinging, playing, eating, TALKING (my goodness!), pool time, bath time, birthday breakfast and lots of kisses and high fives. And witnessing the well oiled machine that is … Continue reading Get Busy Living. Or Get Busy Dying.
Dear Londann, So numbered lists are all the rage these days on the interwebs. I’ve been in LA for five months now, and most of the transplants I’ve met out here say it took them about one to three years to adjust and find their circle of friends. I will admit I’m a fast learner, but … Continue reading 36 Things I’ve Learned While Living in LA – A List With Hashtags
Dear Londann, Talk to strangers! I know this might seem confusing because mom and dad have probably taught you quite the opposite at a young age, and this is likely for your own safety. But I want to tell you that you will get much farther in life by talking to strangers than NOT talking … Continue reading Talk to Strangers!
Dear Londann, As I awake from my first night in LA I think of you. Mima (my mom) has been sending me photos of you along my trip and I feel like you have grown so much already and it's only been five days since I left New Jersey. I can't wait to video chat … Continue reading From Sea To Shining Sea
It's good to hit the reset button on your life every so often. To focus on your path and reassess the direction. I hit the reset button at the end of 2013 after lots of life events occurred. My niece / goddaughter, Londann was born! I quit my job. My Mima passed away. I started … Continue reading Big Life Steps