Body Positivity Badass

My business card reads “Journalist, Writer, Poet, Body Positive Activist”. Why settle for one title when you can give yourself four? When I hand this card to people who know me as a journalist, they often stumble over the Body Positive part, and take another look at me. Mostly, it brings smiles, but occasionally they […]... Read More

13/13 Memories and Moving forward

So today is the 13th anniversary of my husband’s death. We were married 13 years, bringing an odd symmetry. It was 13 years of medical nightmares, constant stress (will this phone call be the one?), glorious travel & lavish entertaining with a group of widely diverse friends. Dealing with his alcoholism & rage. Huge professional […]... Read More
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So About Last Night

The BF and I were finishing off a day of birthday celebration by watching King Creole (Elvis!) when it started smelling like a campfire. Since this is not typically how our living room smells, I went to check it out. The kitchen was filling up with smoke. I sent the BF downstairs to see if […]... Read More