The ‘Shoulds’ In Life…

What am I attempting to say here?  There’s so many things in life we’re told to ‘should’ do, that we ‘must’ do, and that we have to do.  It’s programmed and wired into our brains pretty much the day we’re born. It’s that which controls us, gives us wants and desires that may not always […]

Family Time…

The title might give it away?  Well, it’s about mamma, but it’s also about papa, family, and all the simple things in life you should appreciate as much as possible.   Don’t take the good stuff in life for granted.   Easy said, easy done,  but I know myself, and sometimes I forget to stop and smell […]

Back Where I Come From

I grew up around the Rockville, MD area, and each time I come home, I get these feelings of uneasiness.  It still feels like the place I remember when I was a kid, but all that is waning. Here are my past posts from this historic town. My peers and I are older now.  Many […]

More Pizza With My Poppa

After last week, I’m feeling even more compelled to get nostalgic about pizza memories and the town of Rockville, MD, where my dad has built a great reputation for himself as a small business owner, and has cultivated and nourished relationships for over 35 years Time flies… As time goes on, towns change and they […]

Pizza With My Poppa

For friends and family who have lived in Montgomery County dating back to the late 1970’s, you know about Potomac Pizza. I recall growing up as a kid that my friends always gathered at the original location in Potomac, and honestly I don’t remember if I ever joined them.  In my own creation, maybe I thought […]

Lovely Lena

Any chance I get back to Alexandria, VA, I’m all about it.   I live closer to Baltimore now.  And even though Alexandria is 90 minutes away it still feels like a road trip or vacation. I was born here.  It’s not something I always bring up to the world or make it a focal point […]