A Few Friday Faves

A Few Friday Faves

I am a voracious reader and every week I come across either a book, online piece or website I want to share with others. I’ve decided to curate these gems and highlight them on Friday. I hope you find these faves as insightful as I do. In need of some cheer and...
We Never See the World Exactly as It Is

We Never See the World Exactly as It Is

You know, we never see the world exactly as it is. We see it as we hope it will be or we fear it might be. And we spend our lives going through a sort of modified stages of grief about that realization. And we deny it, and then we argue with it, and we despair over...
Grief Then, Grief Now

Grief Then, Grief Now

I walk across the pavement, while I watch the green hummingbird flitting its wings, moving in no discernible rhythm. The second it lands in one place, it seeks refuge elsewhere. My eyes fail to follow the hummingbird’s trek across the desert. Instead I keep...
Lessons From a Person I’ve Never Met

Lessons From a Person I’ve Never Met

Last weekend I read Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s, You May Want to Marry My Husband, a piece in which she creates a dating profile for her husband, Jason. (For those of you who haven’t heard of this piece, I urge you to read her words). The catalyst for her essay...
An Exciting Announcement

An Exciting Announcement

Sometimes you aren’t aware of what waits for you. If you told me 10 years ago I’d move from Texas to Arizona, give up practicing law and embrace a writing career, I’d tap you on the shoulder, interrupt and firmly say you were talking about someone...
A Few Friday Faves

A Few Friday Faves

I am a voracious reader and every week I come across either a book, online piece or website I want to share with others. I’ve decided to curate these gems and highlight them on Friday. I hope you find these faves as insightful as I do. What do you like to read? Your...
Returning to Life

Returning to Life

When I am feeling dreary, annoyed, and generally unimpressed by life, I imagine what it would be like to come back to this world for just a day after having been dead. I imagine how sentimental I would feel about the very things I once found stupid, hateful, or...
A Few Friday Faves

A Few Friday Faves

I am a voracious reader and every week I come across either a book, online piece or website I want to share with others. I’ve decided to curate these gems and highlight them on Friday. I hope you find these faves as insightful as I do. Are you overwhelmed by your...
On the Bookshelf

On the Bookshelf

There are several books sitting on my shelves, begging for my attention. This year, I’ve vowed to be more consistent with my reading and I am happy to report I’ve succeeded (thus far) in my commitment. Here is what is on my bookshelf: Real Artists Have Day...
A Few Friday Faves

A Few Friday Faves

I am a voracious reader and every week I come across either a book, online piece or website I want to share with others. I’ve decided to curate these gems and highlight them on Friday. I hope you find these faves as insightful as I do. Do you think anxiety is...