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

The Marvel Let Down

I am a violence wuss. I freely acknowledge this. I don’t find violence on the screen entertaining. This stems from my college days when, as a history major, I learned about wars and the futility of wars. One spring I saw Gallipoli, Breaker Morant and Apocalypse Now. In one weekend.  That summer, I took a […]... Read More