I am Wonder Woman

The new Wonder Woman movie that came out this summer was amazing for so many reasons - not the least of which is that it reminded me how much I loved the original Wonder Woman TV show as a kid. Playing as Wonder Woman as a little girl always made me feel so empowered and strong! Here, you can see little me rocking the awesome, custom, hand-made Wonder Woman outfit my mom made for me back in the '70s. Even today, during and after my workouts at Rock N Shock, I feel the same way - super … [Read more...]

A zombie movie for families

This is the first time I've attempted a movie review on this blog, and it may be kind of an odd one. I saw World War Z, Brad Pitt's zombie epic, last night and I absolutely loved it on multiple levels. It was a perfect summer blockbuster full of action, thrills and chills - but with a few other, more thoughtful touches that made it really outstanding. Other reviewers have liked the movie, but I'm not sure anyone else has called it a family movie. And of course, I'm talking about taking older … [Read more...]

Origami Owl: as cool as it sounds

Are you sick of direct selling companies yet? You know - where you host a party at your house and get all your friends to buy things so you can make out like a bandit in hostess credit. I am. Or rather, I was - until I discovered Origami Owl. Now I'm seriously considering having a party to introduce my friends to this cool, personalizable jewelry. In the meantime, I'm sharing a product review. I'm not being compensated in any way for this review. I paid for my Origami Owl jewelry myself - … [Read more...]

Keyfinder, grrl power and a DREAM

The Women's Fund of Central Ohio recently asked me to write on two topics near and dear to my heart: grrl power and community power. Specifically, I'd like to share with you a story about a young woman who has significantly impacted my life, and an issue I've become passionate about as a result. I'm hoping this story will inspire you, my readers, as well - and maybe we can all spark some change in our communities. Without further ado, let me introduce you to my friend Alejandra. Five … [Read more...]