Life Is A Beautiful Disaster, Not A Perfect Plan

I find comfort in a delicately plotted plan. In college I made vision boards that plotted my success from point A to Z. I had a grand plan of attending law school and becoming a kick ass attorney. Plans of traveling the world, building a Frank Lloyd Wright inspired home, and when I felt IContinue reading “Life Is A Beautiful Disaster, Not A Perfect Plan”

{Pocket Paralegal} Workplace Fashion

Each and every work place is different. I have worked for firms that are business casual all the way down to casual wear. Casual wear was really hard for me to get use to. I am old school. I love wearing structured dresses, trousers, cardigans, and skirts. Growing up my Father never let me wearContinue reading “{Pocket Paralegal} Workplace Fashion”

{2012} Finding The Lining, When the Bottom Falls Out

2012 was filled with promise. As the clock turned to midnight Doctors were closer to coming up with a cocktail that would put my kidney disease into remission and I was finally starting to feel better. I was no longer taking up residence on the couch, instead I was out and about. Charlie was happyContinue reading “{2012} Finding The Lining, When the Bottom Falls Out”

{The Ugly Side of Divorce} – How One Girl Got Her Kung Fu Back

I was sitting on my couch sipping a cup of coffee looking at my Christmas tree when it hit me, I was no longer struggling. That I was no longer struggling to figure out who I was or where I was headed, and mostly no longer worrying about bills. In 2010 I made the choiceContinue reading “{The Ugly Side of Divorce} – How One Girl Got Her Kung Fu Back”

{Happy Birthday} Hello 30!

You have no idea how excited I am to put my twenties behind me. My twenties were amazing yet terrible at the same time. In truth I wouldn’t trade them for the world, they made me into one hell of a woman. In ten short years I traveled the world, graduated college, bought a PriusContinue reading “{Happy Birthday} Hello 30!”

{Remembering Gerry} Attorney and Mentor

“No great idea in its beginning can ever be within the law. How can it be within the law? The law is stationary. The law is fixed. The law is a chariot wheel which binds us all regardless of conditions or place or time.” – Emma Goldman Today the world lost one heck of anContinue reading “{Remembering Gerry} Attorney and Mentor”

{20’s} A Snap Shot

Holy, its hard for me to believe that I will be 30 in 31 days. I am excited to say goodbye to my 20’s and hello to AJ 3.0. My 20’s were one crazy ride. The past decade was filled with, love, advenutre, loss, learning , and so much more. So take a stroll withContinue reading “{20’s} A Snap Shot”

{Ninjas} Shrinkable When Wet

With each new year comes change. For me 2012 has been full of change I started a new job, became an Aunt and lost my best friend. I’ve had moments of sadness following by un-containable joy. In January I decided to follow the words I’ve been preaching and to truly embrace a heart healthy lifeContinue reading “{Ninjas} Shrinkable When Wet”

{Life Lessons} What Working At A Large Firm Taught Me

In life we long for success. We long for respect and aim high. Sometimes we get what we want and we realize that it wasn’t all it was cracked up to be. Over the past 7 months I worked for a large firm down town. I gave the case everything I had. Before I knewContinue reading “{Life Lessons} What Working At A Large Firm Taught Me”