New Podcast Episode – 032 Rough Around the Edges

The cool thing about this creative journey is I get to have regularly scheduled reviews on what I am learning about mySelf. For most of my adult life I had grown accustomed to living out my days in compartmentalized Selves. From Monday to Wednesday I usually showed up to work as Monday-Morning Maria, who was…

Let’s Throw a Narcissism Party Dammit!

After blogging for almost ten years— blogging about politics, cultural trends, alcoholism, television shows, recipes, etc. — I finally found the courage to create a blog about my more private thoughts and experiences. I didn’t know it would become My Blog as in, my website, as in, the place on the internet where one might…

Shameless Selfies

Who taught us to hate the self-portraits? Nowadays they’re called selfies. You may have noticed I put a lot of them up on my blog. There’s a reason for that. A few years ago, when I was still on Instagram, I posted all kinds of pictures, landscapes, scenery, artsy looking objects and sometimes pictures I…