That Deaf Jersey Girl…

Bringing this back out of the archives 🙂 We met 9 years ago today.

That Deaf Girl...

Meeting my husband was one thing I thought would never happen. I was at the end of my NFL cheerleading season, a bad break up, and swore to myself I would be single for a while. Well, look what happened. A year and half long distance relationship, which led to a move to VA, a marriage, 3 moves, two homeownerships, two careers, 3 dogs later….no, let’s not talk about kids yet. Please…go away.

One night, a girlfriend and I thought it would be fun to attend a calendar release party in DC. Sure, let’s get all dolled up and enjoy the night to ourselves! Nope! Ran into this guy who introduced me to my now husband. Long, long story short, after a cab chase to get my number, this guy was mine. Until then, I was forever dubbed the jersey girl this, jersey girl that…

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First Signing Starbucks Store

Some of you may or may not have heard but Washington D.C. opened the first U.S. Sign Language Starbucks recently. Why the first in the U.S.? The first one in the world was opened in Malaysia which inspired the U.S. to open one. I have been anticipating this moment as soon as I heard about … Continue reading First Signing Starbucks Store

The Challenges of Job Search in Deaf Individuals

Let that picture soak in for a bit. It's a true story for all of us with hearing loss. A sad one too. That's why it's best to wait to reveal your disability at the job interview. Many employers will regard your disability as weakness. You're not able to communicate quickly as a hearing person … Continue reading The Challenges of Job Search in Deaf Individuals

Favorite Breweries and Wineries in Loco

I moved here not expecting to be living in the wine county of Virginia. LoCo is short for Loudoun County among locals around here. Loudoun County is quite possibly the next Napa Valley. There's over 40 wineries and I've lost count on the breweries. I've been here for 7 years and still have not been … Continue reading Favorite Breweries and Wineries in Loco