Tag: yoga

So that’s what a panic attack feels like

You might think my panic attack yesterday had to do with the fact that I’m performing at the Park West tonight in front of 700 people, as Fear Experiment has finally arrived.  And coordinating the event.  Which entails a silent auction, dinner, a slideshow, playbills, ticket-taking, music playlists, reserved seats, two films, thirteen volunteers, a Read more…

It’d be nice to refamiliarize with the term “direct deposit,” but…

These are the things I no longer know, since leaving the 9-5 world five years ago for the Land of Self-Employment: Paid vacation days Paid sick days Holiday parties 401(K) contributions [from myself or my employer] Guilt-free frivolous spending – unfortunately, I still spend frivolously, it’s just wracked with guilt Office volleyball team Health insurance Read more…

40 strangers + adorable kids and giving adults + 37 strangers = ahhhh.

What a weekend! Friday night I had the biggest Mingler to date, with forty guests.  Some newbies, some repeaters, all interesting and with such different backgrounds!  They heard about the Minglers through ABC’s 190 North,  TimeOut Magazine, Boston College friends of mine,  guitar class, an arts organization I work with, and my current favorite “How’d Read more…

Life’s to do list, cont.

1 – 32 33 – 45 46. Become a good public speaker 47. Be interviewed by a Brit (October 2009) 48. House swap with a Brit 49. Do anything with a Brit 50. Have a car with power-windows and locks – allowed myself one luxury when I bought Rosita in 2001 and decided on air Read more…