My Week as a Faux Celebrity

My Week as a Faux Celebrity

I recently spent a week as a faux celebrity. Sundance Film Festival, walking the red carpet in Los Angeles, meeting Marky Mark, lights, camera, action! It was exhausting but oh so fun! How did I get there? My husband, a former FBI agent, appeared in the 

What I’m listening to: a podcast on building habits

What I’m listening to: a podcast on building habits

Some of you may have seen that I am rejigging MomUncorked. I’m kind of on the other side of that mom thing so I’m changing things up a bit.  I am a naturally curious person. And I’m a research geek. If I have a question 

My Experiment With Cannabis Sent Me to the ER

My Experiment With Cannabis Sent Me to the ER

Four years ago, I stumbled upon an opportunity to work in PR for the cannabis industry (I was in the right place – LA – at the right time). Medical marijuana was legal at that time but months later, recreational use would become law. I 

Lessons from my Dad on Travel

Lessons from my Dad on Travel

Today is my Dad’s birthday. We should be celebrating his 81st birthday, but instead, we’re placing flowers on his grave. I was “Daddy’s little girl”, the only girl and the youngest with two older brothers. My father taught me so many life lessons – in 

What I wish everyone knew about caring for a dying parent

What I wish everyone knew about caring for a dying parent

Death is birth in reverse. That’s what our hospice nurse keeps telling me every time I question a new behavior of my mom. And every time I find myself in the baby aisle at Target buying diapers, sippy cups, and picture books, I realize just 

My life was perfect. Then it wasn’t.

My life was perfect. Then it wasn’t.

It’s taken me a long time to write this post. I generally write about happy things – mainly my happy places. But writing is therapy for me. So as difficult as this is, my mother’s story needs to be told. Often, when I’m writing a