It’s Not Me, It’s You

Or, that time my best friend broke up with me. Photo Credit At 30-something, it had become difficult to make new friends. Or rather, it had become difficult to forge meaningful and lasting friendships. I had a job that required a change of scenery every two years and by change of scenery, I mean a... Continue Reading →

10 Things I’d Tell My Younger Self

I don't think mom knew it was picture day. Still, I continue to sport a very similar hairdo. WFH much? Dear Younger Me, I don't know how much time we have together so I'm going to make this quick. I've watched you from afar. I've noticed the mistakes you've made, the heartbreak you've endured and... Continue Reading →

Lost in Translation

AKA Three Milk Cake I am excited about this one. Not because I necessarily think I will knock it out of the park with my wit and humor but because it makes me smile and reflect fondly on the little quirks possessed by the people I care about. Speaking of quirks, I've got a lot... Continue Reading →

The Skinny

You might want to sit down for this one. It was two days before I was scheduled to depart for my dream job. I was having the time of life, celebrating the fact that I had traded in my Eddie Bauer Assistant Regional Manager name tag for a sharp skirt suit that I'd wear while... Continue Reading →

Seeing the Signs

Life is busy and I'll be honest, I may have overextended myself. Turns out, rediscovering yourself, exploring hidden talents, and following your dreams can be pretty exhausting. Throw in birthday celebrations (how did five million of my family and friends all pop out their momma's you-know-hoosie in the spring? Must have been something in the... Continue Reading →

A Tribe called YES!

It's Women's History Month y'all! And yesterday was International Women's Day, as I'm sure a lot of you are already aware. I was busy posting female empowerment content for work, combatting mansplaining/manterupting, and attempting to remain upbeat in the face of some irritating challenges so I didn't get the opportunity to post here - which... Continue Reading →

Death and Exotic Dancing

I bet you're wondering where this is going. I bet it's also not at all headed in the direction you think. He told me he wished I had died. In a fury of text messages after telling him there was no possible way he could actually be in love with me - that it was... Continue Reading →

Cupid…over 40

It just hits a little different. Technically, we are still newlyweds. Old (ish) fools at a new game, as it were. I think there are rules for your first Valentine's Day as a married couple and they involve googly eyes, chocolates, champagne...the works. But, as we know, rules are meant to be broken. We decided... Continue Reading →

Cover the Moment with Mercy

Just before the pandemic broke out here in the United States back in March, I made the decision to hire a career coach. Shortly after, I didn't receive a paycheck....and then another. I was, at once, worried that I had been foolish and invested a fairly significant amount of money in exploring my potential when... Continue Reading →

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