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…

What Kind of Sexy Am I?

Do I think I’m sexy? Have I ever oozed sex appeal? At what point did I begin to really strut my stuff?  It’s funny how so many of us women will look at each other and immediately jump to conclusions. Oh, I don’t like her. Oh, she’s definitely drama. Oh, she thinks she’s hot shit….

Not That Bad – Dispatches from Rape Culture

I’ve gotten to an age where I am drawn to fiction writing less and less. I’ll be fifty-three in a couple of months. Reading books have gone from being an obsessive pass-time of escapism to a crucial act of self-care. I need to read. I love reading. I live in a world which largely refuses…

A post before The Post

Oh my god, finally!! Hello, friend! Happy New Year! I hope 2019 has been as good to you so far as it has been to me. What does that even mean, right? Because it’s all relative, isn’t it? My “good to me” might be dismal sounding drudgery to you, while your “good to me” might…