So what if it's a Hallmark holiday... I'll take any excuse I can get to eat chocolate. :wink: (Image source... and a place for some free V-Day wallpapers, if you're feeling in the spirit.) ... Continue Reading
Well, it’s New Years Eve. Anyone have plans for this evening?
Seeing as how my Facebook feed was bombarded today with "10 year anniversary of 9/11" posts, I might as well jump on the bandwagon and resurrect a post from my Livejournal from 09/11/02. This was the first anniversary of 9/11 when I traveled into New York City to see Ground Zero with my mom. The location was still heavily fenced-off at this time, nothing but a massive hole in the ground where the Twin Towers once stood, and they were just starting to talk about building a memorial but there was some ... Continue Reading
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, an annual day of awareness co-sponsored by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Each day, around 3000 people commit suicide. The goal of World Suicide Prevention Day is to bring "public attention on the unacceptable burden and costs of suicidal behaviours with diverse activities to promote understanding about suicide and highlight effective prevention activities." I never thought that I would ... Continue Reading
As previously mentioned, on the day that I was unable to go to the Rachael Ray Show because of inclimate weather, I received a notice that I was selected to go to a taping of The Martha Stewart Show. My mom and I were all set to go yesterday and had a hotel room booked just outside of the city that we arrived at late last evening. I got an email midday, saying that there were extra tickets to the show, so I called my cousin to let her know since she is such a big fan. She - of course - agreed ... Continue Reading