Tag: life lessons

That one time I shampooed my hair with food coloring 8 times in 24 hours

I tend to be impulsive when it comes to creative things. It’s not that I have an aversion to pre-planning, it’s that I go from idea to action in 60 seconds or less. It’s how the Pinterest wall was born. That was good.

It’s also how I came to have red hair.

That was not so good.

If you are looking for a definitive location for The Spur Of The Moment, you will find it in my hair dresser’s salon chair. That was the place where she asked, “What are we doing today?” and I responded, without an ounce of … Continue reading

10 Things Driving in NYC Taught Me About Life

10 Things Driving in NYC Taught Me About Life

NYC Driving

I’ve been driving in NYC quite a bit lately for college fairs and high school visits. In fact, I’m headed down there again just as soon as I wrap up this post and pack and shower and run out the door. And even though I have more miles on my driving record than most experienced truck drivers, I’ve never spent an extensive amount of time driving in New York City.

While I still maintain that driving in Dallas or on any highway in Maryland is just as stressful, driving through NYC is a unique experience. So much so that … Continue reading