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Back to school, back to school… to prove to dad that I’m not a fool. I got my lunch packed up, my boots tied tight; I hope I don’t get in a fight.

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I like country music.  Yep, in fact, I’m on a plane to Nashville right now and there is not one, but two pairs of cowboy boots stowed away in my near-bursting luggage. No spurs though. I don’t think they would’ve gotten passed security.  Also, I have an issue with packing light.

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So. The Interview Issue. I could/should/would have found someone super awesome to interview for this month's column, a little something with a Dan Patrick-Just My Type feel would have been neat, right? Oh, wouldn't it have been fantastic if I got Joe Mauer or Brian Dozier? I think yes!

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Oh winter time. Isn’t the snow pretty? See the shimmering fairy-like flakes floating from the sky, landing on your hair, crowning you with a glowing halo while you don layers of Patagonia and Northface and frolic down the sidewalk sipping hot chocolate, watching children build snowmen and ma…

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Christmas is my favorite holiday. I’m not sure if it’s because it’s near my birthday (Dec 11) or if it’s the lights, the presents, the family time, the tree or the overwhelming feeling of love for humankind that happens at that time, but it’s my favorite. Christmas is also where a lot of fam…

When the first chill of winter hits our skin, there are things we are programmed to do. We savor the first sip of a gingerbread latte, light our pine scented candle (that we bought in September because Target tricked us  and put out all their Christmas décor then) and purchase a new scarf be…