Monthly Archives: May 2014

HELLO GRANDMA!

My amazing grandmother will be 100 years-old next month.

When I was a kid, she’d come into the house, hug me so tightly my next breath was delayed and start cleaning.

She is a machine.

She had a horrible childhood. The unimaginable kind.

She is indestructible. I guess that’s how a fighter is […]

May 30th, 2014|Categories: HelloRevolution||2 Comments

HELLO PRIDE & JOY

Beauty has her way of showing up in the most unlikely places. Oil slick rainbows floating atop cavernous pothole puddles. Heavy weathered doors with rusted patina door knockers. Delicate purple flowers escaping forsaken warehouses. Street graffiti that gives back to the city.

Welcome to Philadelphia; where the grit and the […]

May 21st, 2014|Categories: HelloRevolution||0 Comments

HELLO WE

PINKY: Gee Brain, what do you want to do tonight?

THE BRAIN: Same thing we do every night, Pinky – try to take over the world!

They never do. Not even with Brain’s wit and Pinky’s cracks.

Drop the Brain. Tap into the heart of good-natured Pinky. And a pick a sidekick […]

May 15th, 2014|Categories: HelloRevolution||0 Comments

HELLO MOM

No two mothers are alike, but every mom started out exactly the same: as a little girl, tiny hands, big innocent eyes, curious mind.

She isn’t prepared for what lies ahead. There are no hard and fast rules, no proven formulas or Mom 101 curriculum to raise the next generation. […]

May 9th, 2014|Categories: HelloRevolution||0 Comments

HELLO BUCKETS

Raise your hand if you survived winter.

Again if you’re optimistic about sunshiny days. (I imagine several in a row… swoon.)

Dare I ask you to raise your hand if optimism trumped indisputable evidence about the incoming storm?

It started out with dark skies. Warmish temps, but ominous clouds that looked like […]

May 1st, 2014|Categories: HelloRevolution||0 Comments