This happens to me all the time. The self-deprecating voices that urge me to sabotage successes. The voices that preach that I am not good enough or worthy. Those voices are complete and utter assholes urging me to rationalize and justify my actions. Those bitches are evil. I don’t think that I have ever committed… Continue reading Slip


This may surprise you, but I dislike confrontation. However, there are moments that warrant my participation, I just have to remember to choose my words carefully. I also have to presume positive intent for everyone. Hard pill to swallow when the issue at hand has an emotional charge. My favorite sport that Bailey plays in… Continue reading Presumptions

Please, be quiet

My Monday was centered around being of service. Mom had an appointment with an ENT. Not long ago, she had an issue with vertigo that she was convinced her hearing aids caused. Several professionals have explained that they were not the issue, but we have to go through the ranks to convince her. Jesus. Take.… Continue reading Please, be quiet


How’s your morning going? Are you enjoying the quiet? Maybe sighing after your first sip of coffee. How’s mine going, you ask? You are so kind to inquire. Well, let’s just say that before I could enjoy the quiet, sip my cup of golden liquid, and contemplate what I wanted to write in my blog,… Continue reading Random


I am learning so much about the whole “what’s next after you finish your book” routine. Of course, the next step was to find a great editor, so I contacted a friend of a friend. I waited for a response. And waited. And waited. So, while I am normally patient, (insert laughter since you all… Continue reading Finishing