Farewell to Robin Williams: a thank you note

Originally posted on Lisa Jakub:


Robin Williams died today.

It seems surreal to write that.

But since writing is the way I process the incomprehensible — I find myself writing.

Everyone is tweeting and facebooking and calling into radio shows about what a great talent Robin was.

Yeah. He was. But that wasn’t what I adored about him. It was the fact that he was an incredibly kind human being.

When I was 14 years old, I went on location to film Mrs. Doubtfire for five months, and my high school was not happy. My job meant an increased workload for teachers, and they were not equipped to handle a “non-traditional” student. So, during filming, they kicked me out.

It’s devastating, at 14, to have your formal education terminated. I felt like a freak and a reject. When I arrived at work the next day, Robin noticed that I was upset and asked me what was wrong. I…

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Re-Vamp your old, tired, tarnished Bangles


We all have them….the overloaded bowl or other container better known as the bangle graveyard. You love the bangles but you can’t wear them any more because they look terrible…well…turn them sophisticated trendy just in time to hit the beach!

GREAT tutorial – you can actually do it from just the pics and not even have to read. Head on over to My Serendipitous Life for the breakdown!!! I can’t wait to hook mine up!

…the Universe is just waiting…

It’s True.

The universe is just waiting… on what? Well, it could be anything

-on you to decide what you want out of life

-on you to drop unneeded baggage and be free

-for you to decide you’re worth it

-for you to open your heart, tear down walls, whatever…

and once you do….the Universe will fill your life with more than you ever knew you wanted.

I kept a sticky note on my computer monitor (as you can see below) beginning about 6 months ago. 


And just seeing the note every day encouraged changes in my thinking.  As soon as I decided I was good enough to live my best life the universe rushed right and dropped the most wonderful job every in my lap …. and just like that I can walk away from this miserable job I’ve been in all this time because I thought I couldn’t do better.


My sticky note has changed hee hee and my last day is August first. I couldn’t be happier!