Endings And Goodbyes

Some endings are tough for me. Actually, let me be honest. Most endings are challenging for me. And, writing an ending to individual blog posts can be the most challenging aspect of writing. Often, telling (or writing) a story, I feel compelled to give a thorough background, replete with relationships and descriptions of how I felt, then […]

Good Men Project and IndieGoGo

I was approached by a Good Men Project editor, Jeremy McKeen, around January 2016. We started talking about all sorts of topics I wasn’t having with anyone else. We were emailing about love, relationships, passion, balancing time and dating in cities. Jeremy believed in me and encouraged me to submit my writing to GMP. Nervously, […]

Guest Bloggers Wanted!

One of my goals for the New Year is to highlight writing and different perspectives in the blogosphere. I’ve read so many amazing personal essays on your pages and I’d love to showcase your work. If you have a blog post or a personal essay about something you’ve learned in a relationship, if you’ve felt […]

I Never Thought It Was THAT BAD

I’ve been working on this personal piece for months, debating whether to come out with my story or keep silent. With all that is happening in our world, I’ve decided I need to speak up and share my own story, so maybe, hopefully others won’t feel the need to silence themselves. Please take a read.

A note: though this is most definitely not holiday related, I debated putting it up now, and then remembered that good and bad things in life happen all the time.

Holiday Pressure Cooker

Not only is Thanksgiving upon us, but many people have great stress due to the election results. Some are happy with the President-elect, but feel anxious to eat their meals across the table from opposing political party members. Sounds silly for many, but to put this in perspective, those who grieve loss experience an unfathomable […]

What Is Beauty?

I recently met a photographer who invited me to update my head shots and do a few looks. Thinking it sounded fun, but not knowing if I needed to do this, I took a few days to consider what I wanted and to peruse her portfolio. Turns out, she has photographed over one thousand women […]