I’m back! Crazy to think that it’s been nearly a decade since I last blogged. In 2003 I found myself living in Japan with no way to communicate with the outside world. It was then that I discovered WordPress seven point beta and launched my first virtual message in a bottle – mainly aimed at family and friends. After returning to the states, there didn’t seem any point keeping the farce up since they could just as easily ignore me without posting anything. Besides within weeks of my returning, I found myself caught in a whirlwind of sorts – I launched a new web design studio, was handed my own fashion line, inked a development deal with a Hollywood producer and was occupied trying to get my then 5-year-old and 7-year-old girls acclimated to their new schools (and used to speaking English again).

Now more than a decade later, at age 50, I finally feel “settled” and ready to peck at the old keyboard again and see what shows up on the screen. Mind you, I’m seriously dyslexic and have a short attention span so…