My dream job, to write for Saturday Night Live, was sadly never realized. It probably has something to do with the fact that I've never lived in NYC, applied for the job, nor have any professional comedic writing experience. Let's not dwell, okay? Imagine my sheer surprise when Tina Fey contacted ... » Learn More about Project Optimism: Pennsylvania Dreamin’
What's shakin' party people?! For those of you who are just joining us, each Monday here at WhenCrazyMeetsExhaustion is dedicated to something positive and optimistic because, let's face it, there are too many reasons to hate the beginning of the week. We try to offset the road rage post-weekend ... » Learn More about Project Optimism: Oh, Boy!
My bestest friend in the whole wide world is pregnant with her second, and she's due in THREE DAYS!!!! Almost three years ago to the day, she gave birth to her daughter, and she and her ever-understanding-of-my-craziness husband invited me to join them in the labor and delivery room. I got to be ... » Learn More about Project Optimism: A Little Help from My Friends
Okay, guys, it was bound to happen. With all of the germs flying around the universe, with so many making themselves comfortable in my home, it was only a matter of time before I caught a few of them. And caught them I did. I'll spare you the details; just know that my husband really came ... » Learn More about Project Optimism: Thank God for My Husband
We all have that somebody in our lives who can make us laugh until we tinkle a little. In my life, that somebody is my brother. He has the gift of humor, and his impersonations are spot-on. When he was in junior high, his teachers always told my parents that he was so quiet and observant. Little did ... » Learn More about Project Optimism: A Different Kind of Hero