When I Win, You Win

By the time I realized where this blog was taking me, it was too late to turn back. I don’t say that as an admission of regret, rather I say it to record the truth. Because the truth also is, if I could have seen the future of my unfolding here, the unpacking of my…

Ugh. A Mistake

A post that I was still working on just published. I’m bleary eyed, exhausted right now from a late night and I don’t even know what to say. I imagine the post is sitting in a bunch of mailboxes even though it’s been deleted from my blog. Oh well. Lessons. Life keeps giving them to…

New Podcast Episode – 041 Rolling With The Punches

How I went from being privately emotional about life’s sucker punches to being calmer in my mental responses. Work life as a black woman in all-white work spaces. Also, noticing the differences in the routines of big city lifestyles versus small-town living. AA Twelve Steps rescued me from alcoholic thinking. ********* This wasn’t the originally…

Pivoting Towards Me Again

I have been doing this pivoting thing, where I address you, then I turn back to myself, and address her, and then once again, I address you, then me, then you and then, me again. I have been making my own head spin. I can’t keep going this way. So I’m starting over again, as…