Joyous Joy 65: My 5 Favorite Things about a Rainy Day

Hundreds of people waited in line with hopes that the rain wouldn't ruin their Googa Mooga fun

Hundreds of people waited in line with hopes that the rain wouldn’t ruin their Googa Mooga fun

Sure, rain can be a huge bummer when it bombards it’s way into our lives at inopportune times. Sometimes it even ruins events, like it recently did for Googa Mooga in Brooklyn a few weeks ago.

But rain doesn’t always have to be a bummer — if you don’t let it be!  Continue reading

Joyous Joy 14: Finding the Sunshine on a Rainy Day

Standing outside for hours in the heart of Times Square, promoting a play is tough, but adding rain to the situation makes it awful.

A few weeks ago, I found myself in this very situation and was less than  thrilled. I was standing there trying to find the silver lining in this situation. The only thing I could come up with was that I was holding a super cute rainbow polka dot umbrella that I got for Christmas (Thanks, Mom!). When i suddenly spotted its twin.

My polka dot umbrella from Target (Thanks, mom!)

My polka dot umbrella from Target (Thanks, mom!)

I was definitely shocked to see a very burly manly man holding it. We made eye contact and were immediately grinning. Without saying a word, we reached out and “cheers’ed” our umbrellas. Such a random moment that I think of anytime it rains.

What a great silver lining to have stored in my back pocket.