Why Do I Blog So Openly About My Life

I wasn’t sure at first about being so open with my life on a blog. I followed my instincts and they have led me here. I am very sure now, more sure about the blogging content here than anything I’ve ever publicly written. Our societal framework has some major cracks in it, our connections as…

Who Do I Write For?

I have received different versions of that question a few times over the last several weeks of meeting and talking with different people as I research data for my book in progress. Who do you write for? Is this book for you or for a company? Are you working for someone? These are all good…

A Former Sellout Bitch & Rejection

1. Yesterday was an exhausting day. I took that picture as I sat on the couch, after I had a shower, exhaling, glad to have the day behind me. I wrote a more personal essay before this one because I needed to cry a little first, get the hurt out so I could come here…

Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits

Nobody tells you the things you really need to know when you’re young. Ten year olds are pretty intelligent people who are not only sincere, but they also understand way more than grownups typically give them credit for. I would have been all ears if a grownup walked into my fifth grade classroom, — especially…