Another year is coming to an end and looking back, as we all tend to do near New Year's Day, I have to say this was my best year yet. 2018 began with Jon on my couch. A "coworker" of his gave him a bag of shots for Christmas and we proceeded to drink all… Continue reading 2018
My mother is an intelligent woman. I don't think I have ever given her enough credit for that. My parents are respectable people. They are kind and generous. My mother has a saying, though she didn't come up with it. It's her reply and has been her answer to almost every issue that has troubled… Continue reading Mama Says
I was listening to a podcast recently with the boss babe trinity - Oprah, Mindy Kaling, and Reese Witherspoon. I find each of these women so inspiring. They discussed many points on female empowerment . A concept they introduced to me in their conversation was the idea of becoming more relate-able and less likable. There… Continue reading Likable
I was thinking about an episode of a show I had recently seen. A favorite show - The Gilmore Girls. I've seen every episode around 100 times, (give or take a few). The soundtrack came on my Spotify while on my commute home and it made me think of a particular show. I was about… Continue reading Wrecked.
"What if we're all just keys to someone else's cage?" "You can only be 'too much for someone who is not enough." "A Map of Life = Atone <> Alone <> Lone <> Lonely <> Lovely <> Love"
I’m not sure when it started. Maybe it’s always been there, the pressure. I remember getting ready for my parents wedding day and being told by guests that one day I too would have a pretty wedding. I was four. At that time the golden, shiny ribbon woven in my braid proved more interesting than… Continue reading From a Happy Bachelorette
Be warned - This may be the most conceited entry I've written. I will not be offended if you choose to stop reading. Last night I had finished doing the usual household things, locked the doors, pulled the shades, and began my nighttime routine. I looked around at the home I had made for myself,the… Continue reading Peace