Just Smile

Mother Theresa once said, "We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do."

How Do You Eat An Elephant?

Seriously! If you had to eat an elephant, how do you do it? The answer: In my case, with a lot of kimchi!!!! We Koreans must have kimchi with everything! Ok, all jokes aside. This was a question which my Father would ask me whenever I felt overwhelmed about anything. Growing up it was school.…

What’s Your Worth?

My Aunt Sharmini visited me this weekend with my two cousins and we had a fantastic time! We always do. This particular weekend was my daughter's 5th birthday party and we had 20+ children running around our house and yard. It was a ton of fun, but it was a TON of work! One of…

The Great Purge

I often find myself purging my personal things a few times a year: right before the New Year, Spring cleaning, when the seasons change, when I'm upset and in need of a change, when my girls decide that they don't want their toys any more by not picking them up, or whenever the military says…

School’s Out!

Yesterday was the last day of school for the schools here in Maryland. Yay!!!! I looked at my news feed on all of my social media sites and just about all of them were last day of school photos of my friends' kids or of them holding up a glass of an adult beverage exclaiming,…

Make a Wish

...my wish changed from new friends flocking to me, to me being confident enough again to throw my insecurities aside and just say "hi" or exactly what I'm thinking!

You are NOT a “Hot Mess!”

So today is my birthday....yes, happy 35th birthday to me! As I sit here reflecting on my past and all which I have and have not accomplished, I can't help but to wonder, "Am I happy with my life so far?" I've done the military life, blue collar life, corporate life, and now I feel…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.― Lao Tzu