Growing Up Italian The word calm is not in the Italian dictionary. Thanksgiving dinner included; antipasto platter, lasagna, meatballs. Turkey was a side. I don’t want to be that girl, but roasted peppers, Nutella, pesto, deep fried zucchini was a staple for us way before it was trendy. You learned how to make pasta before entering Kindergarten, and you didn’t practice with play dough. When your friends came to … Continue reading Growing Up Italian
Thank you for visiting our town, where the residents don’t give a rat’s ass, adhering to the law of the land, and manage to live as happy as each day allows.
WARNING: The “F” bomb is dropped quite a bit in this blog post, if this offends you, then please do not read on.
If you would like to read how the town manage’s inner peace, happiness and still remain relatively sane, please read on.
1. Relationship Tip: Ask your significant other at 6:00 a.m. how they visualize porcupines making love. This will lead to an interesting conversation. 2. Mental health Tip: DON’T read a ton of news media links. DON’T read a lot of social media posts (I know, the irony). DO read a lot of fiction. I recommend romance, but it’s all good. 3. Anti-Wrinkle Tip: Sunscreen. That’s … Continue reading Life Tips
If you follow me on Twitter, you may have read a string of tweets with the hashtag #TaoOfSelena also known as deep, philosophical thoughts (deep and philosphical is open to interpretation of course).
For those not familiar with my Twitter habits, I am pleased to share them with you here.
I hope The Tao of Selena changes your life—I know, that’s a bit dramatic, but as an Italian chick, drama is a right of passage.
If my thoughts don’t change your life, my wish is that this blog post will grant you a smile or a chuckle. It’s why I love writing so much, in hopes that my musings will provide a few minutes of entertainment. Continue reading Life Tips According to the Tao of Selena
PLEASE NOTE: Re-posting this blog for the new followers and those who have not read this post before and also the fact that I am buried under edits and revisions. I hope you enjoy it. 🙂 The Year I Popped my Book Signing Cherry This was it—the print run of my first novel was hot off the press and it was time for some old-fashioned … Continue reading Popping the Book Signing Cherry
PLEASE NOTE: I’m still buried under a lot of writing related projects and things should get back to normal (as normal as I can be) in the next month. In the meantime, I am re-posting this blog for the new followers and those who have not read this post before. I hope you enjoy it! During a trip to Sedona, AZ a few years ago, … Continue reading Antioxidant Little Pricks