We’re going back!

It’s official! We’re going back to our beloved Venice, Italy! And we leave next week! Mama and I have been researching and planning for the last few weeks, but essentially we’ve been packing on faith. We didn’t have flights or an apartment secured until this past week, but we are absolutely thrilled that it’s now…

Very much on time

Today’s #OneGoodThing is this beautiful, poignant meme, posted by my friend Leslie, with whom I went to journalism school. She shared these words along with some of her own: “Step away and hit the pause button. You are in your own timezone. You don’t need to keep up with everyone else. Do you.” I love seeing my…

#OneGoodThing idea spreads

Today something wonderful happened! Our friend PeggySue, who lives on the East Coast, posted on Facebook that she was inspired by my 366 Days of #OneGoodThing — here’s what she wrote: “Today I am grateful for my open heart. It has led to friendships with people from around the world and from all walks of…

366 Days of #OneGoodThing

If you asked me to tell you 366 good things that happened in my life this year, I’d be at a total loss. It was a crap year in a lot of ways. Physically, I felt like shit every single day. That’s right. Every. Single. Day. It turned out that I have a chronic autoimmune disease.…

“Hamilton’s America”

Tonight we watched the incredible story behind the Broadway sensation “Hamilton.” This PBS Arts special, a part of their Great Performances series, actually aired nearly two weeks ago, but we didn’t get around to watching it until tonight. “Hamilton’s America” highlighted how and where Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote “Hamilton.” I loved learning about his inspiration and…

Drab to fab — safety with style

The Nosy Parker family took a trip to our local bead store today to give Mama‘s Lifeline GoSafe Medical Alert Necklace a much-needed make-over! With help from the wonderful Becca at Legendary Beads, we replaced the old, non-adjustable and way-too-long gray ribbon (rat-tail for those into crafting) with a gorgeous turquoise leather cord that’s adjustable! Today’s…