I’ve been a bit MIA on the blog. I’m fine and the family is fine but there’s no doubt that the demands of life lately have taken a back seat to posting here on the blog. Today on Facebook, the photo below showed up as the memory from 4 years ago today:
This was taken on the day of my first race after moving to California in July of 2012. The photo in About Melissa section (see here) was taken right before this race happened. If you look closely at the photo, I’m wearing a small fuse bead heart (a camp project from a then 5 year old Wild Boy) that became the logo and the inspiration […]
March 1st, the beginning of the 3rd month of my mindful2016. March always symbolizes the impending end of the first quarter of the year. No matter how much I try not to feel pressure at being productive in March, it always puts me […]
Los Angeles is a city with lots of fitness options. Maybe you love a specific instructor, a special class or you’re the type to try the hottest classes with the hottest instructors. Reserving a class with a well-known fitness instructor or a unique fitness class can sometimes even require a […]
Two years ago I wrote aValentine’s Day Gift Guide for Duran Duran Fans. DDHQ (that’s Duran Duran Headquarters for those not Duran obsessed) tweeted out that they loved my Gift Guide (squeal!) and since a few of the items are no longer available from that […]
I’m not sure what the deal was in January but it seemed like the universe was pretty pissed off. A New Year usually begins with hope, motivation and a sense of positivity but 2016 did not start off that way.
In the hopes that the month that represents love overload (and […]
I’m a New Yorker living in Los Angeles. I’ve lived in LA for over 3.5 years and I still haven’t adjusted. At nearly every opportunity I can be heard saying, “I’m a transplanted New Yorker” or that “I’m still learning the geography of Los Angeles” when I meet someone new. […]