“Sunja-ya, a woman’s life is endless work and suffering. There is suffering and then more suffering.” Love, sacrifice, and suffering. From the humble beginnings of a gentle cripple Korean fisherman named Hoonie to his great grandson Solomon, son of a Pachinko parlor tycoon, Pachinko is a tale spanning five generations from Korea, to Japan, to… Continue reading Pachinko – A Review
It means so much to me like a birthday or a pretty view. – Duran Duran Remember in the high school yearbook when people who put what they thought they wanted to be? And usually someone would say “a millionaire by age 30”? As a teen, you don’t really know how to get there, you… Continue reading Before My Next Birthday —
Go ahead. Take a glimpse. Look at my life for one day. When I finally decided not to hit snooze on my alarm, I rolled to my side, then push myself out of the bed. I stumbled into the bathroom, turned on my favorite morning radio show, then began the arduous task of dressing; I… Continue reading Take a Glimpse
But I won’t cry for yesterday, there’s an ordinary world somehow I have to find. -Duran Duran I love looking forward to doing things, and I love having plans. Without a doubt, the highlight of my morning is when I open my planner, colored Flair pens in hand, and write my plans down (change the air… Continue reading Looking forward!
What are the chances? We’ll never know if we take it for granted. A diamond explodes, What are the chances? I love, love that song by Duran Duran. It is hauntingly beautiful. And a bit of a call to action, What are the chances? I will never know unless I try. While scrolling through Pinterest,… Continue reading What I am like . . .
I’m sitting here with my daughter and husband who are intently watching the Notre Dame/Clemson game and anxiously awaiting the OU versus whoever game – as is probably 90% of our great state. Me, I went shopping because I thought I would miss this game. I didn’t. I sometimes enjoy watching football, but if another… Continue reading The End of the Season
What other performer in the world has created a subgenre of entertainment that people can make an actual living from? Sometimes I come across cover bands for popular performers like the Kiss or the Beatles, and I have even seen a Roy Orbison tribute performer, but the most impersonated performer is probably the King. Elvis.… Continue reading Elvis-inating.