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The Jar of Spontaneity

One of the perks of being a waitress at an affordable, internationally-known, hole-in-the-wall kinda joint… is the opportunity to meet ALL KINDS OF PEOPLE.

A heavily intoxicated, old telenovela star who asked me several times if I knew who he was and if I wanted a picture with him... finally I conceded.

A heavily intoxicated, old telenovela star who asked me several times if I knew who he was and if I wanted a picture with him… finally I conceded.

 

I’ve met celebrities and writers and dignitaries and homeless people and sports players and government officials and hillbillies and backpackers and of course, the only other person on this earth who has an irrational fear of butter.

Yep. We finally met.

 

It only clicked in my last few months of working there, that (more…)

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Organizing aka “Agonizing Fun” – The Missing Ingredient To Your Happiness

Today I woke up excited. Not because it was my birthday. Not because I had plans with friends… but because I had some agonizing fun planned: ORGANIZING!

Let me back up a sec and explain.

Lots of people wonder why happiness doesn’t seem to be sustainable. They flip through their mental index of the fun activities that make them happy. For me those might include:

+ Episodes of Broad City
+ Dates with my husband
+ Walking around a new, international city
+ Chocolate

 

But, you see the fatal flaw, right? If I want (more…)