A coach is defined as someone who instructs or trains. From my understanding, a coach should also have knowledge and expertise over another giving them an ability to train a particular skill. So… what the hell is a Life Coach? Who out there has more expertise about living (in general) over another living person? This … More Put Me in Coach!
I think about writing a lot. I think about all I want to say during the day, but when I actually have time to write my mind is blank. Or, it is so full I can’t focus on just one thing? Usually, it’s just blank, like right now. I am writing (typing) without any specific … More What About Your Friends?
This has been the fastest slowest winter ever. That may be a bit hyperbolic, but it sure as fuck feels like the last month flew by. How is it still only February? Where are my warm temperatures? Where is my sunshine? Where are the blooming trees and the greening grass? I legitimately, with a fiery … More FUCK. THE. WINTER.
I am currently sitting at my desk eating a piece of red velvet cake roll (store bought) and ice cream. Not because I am hungry but because it is Christmas. I am a Christmas glutton. I throw caution to the wind and eat until I feel sick to my stomach, have a massive ‘food baby,’ … More A Christmas Glutton
I like to create things. It could be a new cookie recipe, word art, poems, prose, a mess, etc. For a while now, I have wanted a Cricut machine. I finally, after two years of hemming and hawing about it, bought one. I LOVE IT! I want to MAKE ALL THE THINGS! Of course, everything … More MAKE ALL THE THINGS!
“Got your back.” Every improvisor ever When I signed up for Improv 101 at Push Comedy Theater in June of 2018 it never occurred to me how big of an impact both, the art of improv and the theater where I took classes, would have on my life. Before taking improv, I had never seen … More Yes, And…
Yesterday, my youngest son and I were coming home from running errands just after the sun had set. As we were driving through our neighborhood, he commented on how cool and sparkly all the Christmas lights looked decorating our neighbor’s houses. This got me thinking about the late fall and winter time of year, or … More Holiday Inheritance
A list of all that I am Thankful for despite the Shit Show that is 2020: Although they are learning virtually my children are doing well in school The pandemic has not posed a financial hardship on my family I have a deeper understanding of what true friendship entails My parents have managed to dodge … More Obligatory Thanksgiving Post
When I was about thirteen-years-old I started reading The Last Vampire book series by Christopher Pike. It’s basically a rite of passage for adolescent teen girls to read books about vampires. This series preceded Twilight and is nothing like it. The protagonist of the series is actually a female vampire. She’s 5000 years old and … More Freedom from the Fruit
Several weeks ago a young woman I know asked via Facebook, “Women in your thirties and forties, what advice would you give a woman in her twenties?” I didn’t answer the question, because I wasn’t sure what advice I would give. After taking some time, I found I do have advice. When you grow into … More Advice for the Young