Shame and Courage – Part Two

 A few days ago I was scrolling through my Instagram feed and came across this image on the comedian Amy Schumer's page: I didn't hesitate to save the image and share it on my own page with the following comment: I am one of the one in four.  Shortly thereafter I got a text from … Continue reading Shame and Courage – Part Two

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Favorite Tidbits from Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist

I recently came across this book on one of my thrift store adventures. You know how something leaps out at you and you just grab it without really thinking about it? Well, that happened to me with this book. And it wasn't a big risk since it was, like, $1.98. #bonus #guiltfree Of course, the … Continue reading Favorite Tidbits from Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist

Are We Really That Busy? or I’m Beginning to Think It’s Me

Somehow I thought adulthood would be more social... ...late nights spent laughing and drinking with friends around a table littered with empty wine-stained glasses, bread crumbs, and wax candles burned down to their nubs. Maybe there would be vacations with other families and annual "Girls' Weekend"s spent with half a dozen other women - shopping, … Continue reading Are We Really That Busy? or I’m Beginning to Think It’s Me

Blog Challenge Day 6 – Do you have an embarrassing​ story?

Imagine you are back in high school - those days of extreme volatility and insecurity... One afternoon I was hanging out after school with my girlfriend. We were at the deserted quad, waiting on a ride home from one of our parents. We were goofing around, laughing, and gossiping the way high school girls do. … Continue reading Blog Challenge Day 6 – Do you have an embarrassing​ story?

Daily Blog Challenge, Day 4: What’s In My Bag?

First of all, this was supposed to be the second post from my list, but when I looked at the list yesterday I accidentally went with the third one instead of the second. #mybad #numbers In any event, a) who cares and b) here is today's post: What's In My Bag? Many of the fashion … Continue reading Daily Blog Challenge, Day 4: What’s In My Bag?

Hello, 2018!

New Year's Greetings to you, my friends! I hope the first three days of 2018 have been good to you. I've been busy purging, researching, and getting caught up on stacks of reading material. It feels good to finally be coming out of the funk I have been in for many weeks. Even though I had … Continue reading Hello, 2018!