Archive for October, 2008


Personal Branding Cat got your Tongue?

I happens to me too! More often than I care to admit. Let’s put the brakes on this post so I can quickly explain what personal branding is. Personal branding is a concept that says you YOURSELF are just as marketable and brand-able as say… Target. The example I like to use is George Foreman. Ever heard of the George Foreman Grill? I bet you have. The man slapped his name on a grill originally marketed using middle of the
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Walk4Hearing: Help out MommyMac!

Ready… set… donate! Help MommyMac raise awareness for Hearing Loss!! (while she walks it out). As many of you know, my dear sweet Mom is an audiologist for a non-profit.  Over the past 20 years (or so?) she has changed the lives of many deaf adults and children by guiding them on their path to hearing again and she absolutely LOVES her job. I would say that it is probably this love and devotion to her life’s work that makes
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Defending my Love for Perez Hilton

Many of you know I secretly LOVE Perez Hilton.  I think his blog is great.  And amazing.  And fantastic.  I consider it a great source for news I need to know. Lately I have had to defend this love quite a bit so I decided to compile a top 20 list of why I love Perez Hilton. Why Perez rawks: Perezzers is always in the know He announced that the new Macbook was being released on October 15 before anyone
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Art, Wine and Cyrano de Bergerac

This Wednesday is going to be packed but oh so fun! Most of Wednesday morning will be spent rushing around with Fayza to pick up donations of the alcoholic kind for the Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) event that evening. Thankfully I am from Tomball and drive a big truck… so we should be able to get it all in one run. A special thanks to 13 Celsius for donating two cases! Then from 5:30-7:30 pm it will be time to
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On Social Media and Friends

I’ve heard a lot of noise about how Social Networking Sites are going to be the downfall of civilization because everyone will be too busy updating their second life profiles to go out into the real world… and I wonder where these critiques are coming from??  Maybe I’m on oddball… but some of my most meaningful and amazing relationships have become what they are today BECAUSE of internet tools like twitter and Facebook. My “big sister” CosmoPolitician has been the
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