The Boulevard of Expired Domains

Allison Nazarian Entrepreneurs, Just for fun, The Life of Allison

My name is Allison and I am addicted to buying domain names. I am in recovery. I’m making progress. I’m getting better. But like any addiction, it is a lifelong thing. At my highest point, I had around 100-110 domain names. For those of you who are hardcore, this is nothing. For the rest of you normal people, this is …

Random Things That Make Me Happy

Allison Nazarian Just for fun, Life Lessons, The Life of Allison

When I see that my bf or my bff has poked me on Facebook. When I have completed my grocery shopping before 9am. Listening and re-listening to my 5-year-old niece’s voicemails to me. Florida sunrises and sunsets. Florida winters. Scrolling through the ridiculous amounts of books on my kindle and looking at the cover picture of each. A room-temperature bottle …

My Spring Break Self

Allison Nazarian Just for fun, Living Life

I traveled with 15 or so other girls to Acapulco, Mexico, over Spring Break of my senior year in college. The year was 1993, and, well, we had a lot of fun. During that period, I was working out at the gym every day. That was the first time in my life that I had engaged in any real physical …

So Retro

Allison Nazarian Just for fun, Unsolicited Advice from Allison

Apparently, Mercury is in Retrograde. So says lots of folks when explaining why things are messed up or weird or chaotic or in some way “off” from the norm. It sounds like a great reason. I mean, don’t we all want to explain away, using some not-under-our-control  reason, why we cannot control every single thing in our lives? I admit …

Too funny!

Allison Nazarian Just for fun

Just returned from a lunchtime event (speaker/lunch/networking + overlooking the beach to boot!). At the back of the room was a table with tons of piles of business cards and brochures, each announcing, some in great detail, all of the great talents and capabilities of its respective owner. So many initials (PhD, MSW, XYZ, etc.) and accolades and promises on every …