Author Archives: Amy Lauria

About Amy Lauria

Artist. Writer. Single Parent of two college students. Beach Walker. Dog owner who walks outdoors to maintain sanity. Into shiny objects, vacations, glitter, cupcakes, sports, and my beloved sticks, stones and beach glass.

I’m falling apart in my old(er) age …

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I sort of knew it. But its been confirmed. (Again.) Thankfully, I’m happy so I’ve got that going for me. Obviously, I’m too old to be a doctor, to go into the military and to be a police officer. Even if I … Continue reading

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Hacked … I ‘get it’ now !!

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Hack; Hacked, Hacking, Hacks. Noun; an untalented professional. Verb; to cut or chop. I’ve hacked around on a golf course, had a hacking cough. One (or two) people have been hacked off at me. I’ve gotten my hair hacked off. I’ve … Continue reading

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Expensive vs. Cheap(er) College ???

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Since I’m on the topic of college (see yesterdays blog post), lets address the burning question for parents… How much should we spend? Or let our children spend? I promised a friend weeks ago that I would blog on this topic. … Continue reading

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Darling Daughter, College & Me …

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Darling Daughter told me there were those who expected me to “fall apart” next fall when she heads to college. I was SHOCKED. Then a little concerned… I did what I do when I want honesty. I rang up Aunt Kate. … Continue reading

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Will it make you Happy?

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How often do we ask ourselves that question?   At a gathering last night, I ended up talking with somebody I haven’t seen in nearly a decade. Despite that, he ‘got me’ with barely any conversation. He had a several interesting ideas for career paths I … Continue reading

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