Jacksonville FL, Living in the United States

The Jacksonville Scene: Narcissists, Alcoholics, and Sociopaths

It is such a shame that this pretty city is full of people with a terrible mentality. Last night one of my "friends" on Facebook publicly shared an article on the similarities between a narcissist and an alcoholic. Since I'm an expert on being on the receiving end of these kinds of people I chimed… Continue reading The Jacksonville Scene: Narcissists, Alcoholics, and Sociopaths

Building a Travel Agency, Joys of Middle Age, Learning to Blog, Learning Web Development, Mid-Life Reinvention

Desperately Seeking a Career

It's been 3,335 days or 9 years 1 month 17 days since I got laid off, but who's counting? In those 9+ years I got divorced, my daughter graduated high school, my son came back to live with me, my sociopathic ex-manfriend disappeared, my son moved back to Seattle, I met my current partner, I… Continue reading Desperately Seeking a Career

Fitbit, Joys of Middle Age

Can I Ever Get Enough Caffeine?

Good Morning Awake People! I am not one of them. This is becoming a routine that is quite unappealing! All I want to do is write a coherent blog post, but I am trying to keep my eyes open while waking my brain up. Seriously, I feel stupid. I don't even know if the problem… Continue reading Can I Ever Get Enough Caffeine?

exercise, Italian Life, Learning to Blog

Time to Get Up and Go for a Walk

It's a beautiful day today, as most days are when you live in Italy. I told myself I would get up, have a coffee, and go for a walk before it's too warm. It's a lovely walk, going from the old medieval town center in Bracciano, past the castle, down the hill, along the lake, and… Continue reading Time to Get Up and Go for a Walk