Pausing the Dream

So, apparently the brain doesn’t have just TWO acute stress responses, but THREE: Fight Flight Freeze Did you know this? Ya, me neither. The first couple years in LA were a fluctuation between fight and flight responses with a heavy concentration on flight. I was terrified of executive producers, successful writers and big name talent.… Continue reading Pausing the Dream

Tramps, Jerks, and the Evolution of Meaning

  So, I watch a lot of black and white TV shows and Movies. Probably because it’s familiar since I grew up watching it, but I’ve been watching A LOT since I’ve been back home in Texas this year.  I was obsessed with musicals like My Fair Lady, Singin’ in the Rain and black and… Continue reading Tramps, Jerks, and the Evolution of Meaning

How Do You Measure A Year?

A former boss once said to me around Christmas time, “I’m not sure if you’re the kind of person who measures your years by calendar years or birthdays, but…” and went on to tell me how much I had grown in the previous calendar year as an employee. I probably should have paid more attention to the… Continue reading How Do You Measure A Year?

The Pretties vs. The Nasties:

How To Be a Stellar Customer This Christmas Season I’m not bitter about my job. Really, I’m not. I actually quite like it! Even though it’s not what I want to do, my awesomely hilarious coworkers make it worthwhile. Everyone takes care of each other and well,  it’s just all rainbows and unicorns up in… Continue reading The Pretties vs. The Nasties: