Roller-Coaster Life

Roller-Coaster Life

We know all the comparisons between life and a roller coaster: Up and down. Wobbly. Creaky. Free-falling. Anticipation. Fear. Ecstacy. Let’s do it again. Make it stop. One more time. OMG never again. I think some people are so much better-equipped than others to...
With Every Goodbye, You Learn

With Every Goodbye, You Learn

Today I have a long list of work deadlines. I am feeling doubt and stress about being able to tackle it all in one day. I am unable to really focus, in my usual way, on this blog post. I thought about getting out of it, but the writing plan I am committed to is every...
I Have No Idea

I Have No Idea

“I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said I don’t know” ~ Mark Twain At some point, I was told I was smart. So I became a Smart Girl. Which was cool, and certainly better than a Stupid Girl, but being a Smart Girl means that you have to...
Sorry You Don’t Like My Truth

Sorry You Don’t Like My Truth

Not everyone is going to want to hear what you have to say. Not everyone will care about your story, Not everyone will read your words. Not everyone will hear you, really hear you, or see you, really see you. Not everyone will give a damn about any of it. Not everyone...