Procrastination Chronicles: Passport Renewal

Procrastination Chronicles: Passport Renewal
In my line of work, there are times where I tend to get so caught up handling business on behalf of others that my personal stuff gets put off until the last possible minute. Which is not a good thing, I know. Hence the passport renewal story I'm sharing today. My passport actually expired a year ago but I didn't have any travel plans that required its use so it really wasn't at the top of my checklist. Fast forward to the beginning of October when ...

Believing Your Own Hype

Believing Your Own Hype
It dawned on me as I was driving into the office one morning a few weeks ago. There was no music playing. Only the sounds of the road which I sometimes find peaceful during my morning commute. The thought came that out of all the work I've done, I have never really given myself full credit for it. Other people have been singing my praises for years and even though it always felt good in the moment, there was a sense of doubt in the back of my mind. I t...

[PHOTOS] Gemini Season, Birthday Kickback

[PHOTOS] Gemini Season, Birthday Kickback
If you know me, you know I celebrate my birthday the entire month. So the beau thought it would be a good idea to put together a little birthday kickback this past weekend for my best friend and I since we're still in Gemini season. A few friends, family, good food, drinks and conversation made the day quite enjoyable. Even as much of an introvert as I am, it was fun getting together and "letting others celebrate us" as the beau ...