May the odds be ever in your favor!

I’ve always been a chatter box and never had a problem talking to people, and I think because of that people feel comfortable talking to me (when they’re not annoyed by me talking too much). I’ll talk to anyone- family, friends, strangers. People tell me about the good things in their life and the bad. … Continue reading “May the odds be ever in your favor!”

Mothers Are…

With just 6 days until Mother’s Day, I thought I’d pay homage to all the moms and mom-figures out there with this little poem. Mothers Are… Soldiers of Love Providers of Wisdom Healers of Wounds Tellers of Stories Fixers of Problems Bringers of Cuddles Banishers of Bullies Protectors of Feelings Motivators of Dreams Creators of … Continue reading “Mothers Are…”

Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day so I wrote this poem called “They Are.” It’s dedicated to all the special women in my life. “They Are” They are strong, beautiful, gentle, fierce, smart, silly, funny, serious, vulnerable, powerful, caring, dangerous, simple, complicated, soft, tough, leaders, companions, peacekeepers, warriors, fighters, lovers. They are friends, coworkers, sisters, … Continue reading “Celebrating International Women’s Day”

Picking Your Valentine

With Valentine’s Day being tomorrow, I thought I would write about picking the right partner. When I was younger, my parents would always tell me that it’s important to marry a girl with the same religious and cultural background (Catholic and Croatian) and that she should come from a good family. The fact that Patty’s … Continue reading “Picking Your Valentine”