Life Lessons From Lily (Or…Thank You, Mom)

Allison Nazarian Inspiration, Life Lessons, The Life of Allison

This post was originally published on January 19, 2010 in my Truth Tuesday column on CurrentMom.com. Re-publishing today on the 13th anniversary of the day she died. Sigh.(Oh and the weird formatting is from the style sheet of the other blog and I decided not to stress about it and spend hours trying to figure it out.)   My mom …

Incubation

Allison Nazarian Life Lessons, Real Life, The Life of Allison

Text: You’ve been scarce. Facebook Message: Dude, what happened to you? DM: Are you dead? These are the questions I have been getting. Without planning or really any forethought, I disappeared for a spell from the very real world of twitter and for over a month from the very real world of this blog. I didn’t mean to or expect …

Ready

Allison Nazarian The Life of Allison

When I think of my plan over the next few weeks and then of the audacious goals I have for the future months, I am not overcome with my usual emotions of doubt (“C’mon Allison, you really think that can happen?”) and dismissiveness (“Whatever, it’s just a silly dream anyway”) and overwhelm (“It’s just too much for one person”). Sure, …

People Like You

Allison Nazarian Life Lessons, Real Life, The Life of Allison

Some of you know I was involved in an unfortunate event this weekend. I wrote about it here if you care to read more. Since the post and the subsequent update, a few more emails have gone back and forth. Clearly, the apology or even acknowledgment I was looking for isn’t exactly on its way. Instead, comments about how rude …

When Rules Suck

Allison Nazarian Real Life, The Life of Allison

I promised myself I would write today, but I didn’t expect to be writing about this. In the grand scheme of things, what I am about to tell you about is certainly no big deal and I will likely have forgotten about it (I hope) in a few days’ time. But right now I am sobbing uncontrollably and very, very …