Saying Sorry

I was privy to a conversation the other day at work. However, I ended up being more surprised by the reaction of the comment than the actual topic itself. First, you must know that our office allows casual d...

My Lou Diamond FunkUp

They say blood is thicker than water, and I tried to test that theory out at DragonCon over Labor Day weekend, but the celebrity I’m related to doesn’t even know we’re family. My sister is the official gen...

My Eyes Are Up Here

It happens everywhere. I originally thought what I’d observed the other day at a meeting was something reserved for less-formal environments, like radio. However, it seems even those immersed in what many co...
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The Goodness in Being Naive

I know Mr. Carter’s uncle didn’t mean to upset him. However, in my son’s mind he was certain he was heading into the abyss. My 3 year old is very practical. This is not a kid who relies on imagination to cre...
Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: The worst phone tag partner to have

It has been awhile since I had the sense my body was about to take me in an unknown direction. I have had health issues a majority of my life, but had found respite these past few years. However, a recent docto...
Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: A solo day at the theater

I don’t mind doing things by myself. In fact, sometimes I prefer it that way since it allows me to sit quietly in my own space and reset. It also gives me a chance to absorb my surroundings, especially when I’m...