New Podcast Episode – 055 Burning Down the House- Part 2

I love people. I love the women and I love the men.  I can say that now. I never dared confess that before. Unless I was drinking, on my way towards being extra tipsy. Then I said it with ease to anyone I happened to be falling in love with after a few drinks and…

The Archives of Self

There was a time, during consecutive seasons of my life, when I used to cry on a routine basis. I cried when I couldn’t pay the light bill and the power got shut off. I cried when the car wouldn’t start on a morning when I was already late for work. I cried if the…

Former Follower of Lost & Fearful Humans

I followed the crowd for years.  You do this, follow the crowd, when you are riddled with self-doubt. You especially do this if you are moving through life routinely questioning your own worth, your right to be here, your right to take up space on the planet. I did this. I followed the crowd until…

This Blog: A Gift and A Curse

Not very long ago, I was embarrassed by this blog, even while I loved it, and it loved me, even while it tenderly and firmly massaged into existence, some of my best prose. In my writing research, because I was new to the writing world, I needed a way to show my work so that…