Honest Review of Minari From A Korean Immigrant

Have you watched Minari yet? Friday evening, I went to my sister’s house and fixed Ttokbukki, drank White Claw and watching Minari on Amazon Prime. We decided it was worth $20.00 to not be in a COVID filled theater with less than stellar food. I’m so glad we did. Minari is not for everyone soContinue reading “Honest Review of Minari From A Korean Immigrant”

The Best Thing I Have Ever Created

You hear parents saying all different things about their kids and I was not sure what any of them meant when I was younger. You hear some moms say they are the best part of me or the best thing I’ve ever “done”, etc. Motherhood is very interesting and very deep. I did not growContinue reading “The Best Thing I Have Ever Created”

Why Do I Feel So “Off”?

As women, some of us feel that we need to be strong all the time. I know that in cinema they give that job to men but in reality it is truly women who are foundations of many families and relationships. Mentally strong women can be confident, productive, optimistic, proud, strong in her beliefs, trueContinue reading “Why Do I Feel So “Off”?”

Pandemic Hair Cuts

Throughout the COVID pandemic we have been dealing with how to safely go back to places that we frequent. When do you go back to the doctor, dentist, hair salon, etc. We are such an overindulged society that when we can’t have our creature comforts some people in our culture are befuddled and sometimes downrightContinue reading “Pandemic Hair Cuts”

He Makes It So

Friends come in all different manners. You have your BFF (or two or three if you are lucky like JoAnne). You have work friends, acquaintances, drinking friends, running friends, mommy group friends, old friends, new friends, etc. They all have special places in your heart and/or life and we value them all because we knowContinue reading “He Makes It So”

I Am Too Old For This Shit

Do you remember that movie from 1987 “Lethal Weapon”? The one line I quote over and over is “I’m too old for this shit”. I know 53 is not THAT old but there are certainly things I no longer enjoy doing because it is just difficult to do anymore for various reasons. Since both kidsContinue reading “I Am Too Old For This Shit”

Backyard Camping!

My youngest daughter was supposed to do backyard camping with her friend. We always try to find COVID safe activities outdoors. Unfortunately the one night they planned had temperatures as low as 29. Yikes! Neither like cold weather so they decided to reschedule for a weekend in the future. In the meanwhile, she had campingContinue reading “Backyard Camping!”

WHY is there no I in TEAM?

Someone recently commented to me that he did not feel like we were a TEAM. That got me to thinking. What exactly IS a team, really? One noun definition is that a team is a group of players forming one side in a competitive game or sport. The verb definition is to come together toContinue reading “WHY is there no I in TEAM?”

Happy Easter!

There is something I have always not been forthcoming with. I’m generally a TOO HONEST person and I shoot straight from the hip. I try to be very open with all of my friends as trust is very important. However, the one thing I have constantly danced around is religion. In my tight circle ofContinue reading “Happy Easter!”

Punishing Children

I definitely spare the rod with my children. As a child of an abusive Mother who regularly used physical punishment for every infraction, I was determined to end that cycle. Other than a playful slap on the booty on their way up the stairs or a stern smack on the hand or arm if theyContinue reading “Punishing Children”