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Hawaii…and hope

Hawaii…and hope

I arrived back home from vacation to Hawaii last weekend. It’s a beautiful place, with perfect weather all day, every day. It’s a place that gave me a little hope in the midst of all this loss, and all of the dying that surrounds me. Y’all I always try to be honest on...

Grit…and Gripes

Grit…and Gripes

No one turns into who they think will be when they’re a child. Most of us don’t become famous actresses or musicians. Most of us won’t be Olympic athletes. Most of us won’t even come close to being the adult we thought we would turn into. Time moves us along, and it...

Friends…and forever?

Friends…and forever?

I thought a lot about what to write today. To be honest, I'm not in the mood to write much at all. Yesterday was a horribly sad day, and I thought about not writing about it at all. Death and COVid are not happy topics and we hear about both subjects a lot these days....

Energy…and expectations

Energy…and expectations

So this past year, I turned 40. For the first time, I felt truly old. I have a distinct memory of going to my aunt’s 40thbirthday when I was a little girl and thinking, dang she’s old. Not to mention the theme of the party was ‘over the hill’. There were black...

Dreams…and Demons

Dreams…and Demons

At some time in most women’s lives, they have found themselves in an uncomfortable situation with a male counterpart. A lot of women have suffered through sexual harassment or even sexual assault. It’s not something women talk about, even among each other, or even...

Clicks…and crickets

Clicks…and crickets

Clicks…and crickets This week has been difficult, to say the least. I thought writing the book was hard, but nothing could have prepared me for trying to promote it. I’ll come right out and say it…I’m not a saleswoman. I don’t know how to sell anything. You remember...