Author Archives: allyo2012

Let The Sun Shine In

I have always been obsessed with the musical “Hair,” and while I can’t exactly pinpoint why, it is most likely because of the song “Aquarius.” I was born in 1972, and I think I thought that the song lyrics “….this … Continue reading

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(Wo)man’s Best Friend

  One day this past summer, I received some very troubling news that left me feeling very anxious. I went over to a friend’s house who was also going through a stressful time. She and I decided that we needed … Continue reading

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#NotPerfect

I have a confession: whenever I hear that something has gone amiss in a person’s life, I immediately check their Facebook page. I go there to look for clues, evidence, innuendos, SOMETHING, ANYTHING, that would support the gossip that I … Continue reading

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OMMMM…igoodness.

When I can’t sleep, I will take an Ambien to help me relax and fall asleep.  However, I have done a lot of crazy things after taking Ambien. I have woken up to find that I have had long conversations … Continue reading

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Back To School

It did not happen in the blink of an eye.  It was not “just like that.”  I have felt every single minute of my kids’ childhoods, and I fully believe that they are the ages they are. It’s ME who … Continue reading

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My parents never knew that I played spin a bottle and we all survived.

Here’s what I’m doing right now. I’m trying to picture myself as a middle schooler in the 1980s. I see myself hanging out with my friends after school, listening to my pink “ghetto blaster,” waiting to see if the DJ … Continue reading

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Artsy-Fartsy

There’s nothing better than a massage when you are feeling stressed, especially at your local strip mall massage parlor. It’s as if there is nothing unusual about walking into a room, shaking a stranger’s hand, stripping off your clothes and … Continue reading

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