A couple weeks ago I had lunch with a good friend of mine. When I parked the car, I pulled into a parking spot relatively easily and thought even if people parked on either side of me, I would be able to get out because I could just pull out at an angle, no problem. … Continue reading Parking Impaired
I am a white woman married to a black man with three bi-racial daughters. This does not make me an expert on race. I don't know how to talk about it and I worry that when I do want to talk about it, I may say something wrong and inadvertently offend someone. Unfortunately, no one … Continue reading Race – Why Can’t We Talk About It?
My little sister recently was trolling the aisles at the Walmart Market when she was approached by a ruggedly attractive vagabond hipster cradling a frozen chicken in his right hand. He leaned over to her left, and in a low, confident whisper said, "just wanted to let you know...you're looking really good". She smiled and … Continue reading Conscious Coupling and a Frozen Chicken
It is always surprising to me when someone doesn't see their flaws. Especially since I spend most of my time focused on mine. It's not just me either. I know some pretty amazing people. AMAZING. (You know who you are.) No joke. I really think if I gathered all of you up, we could pretty … Continue reading Perfect or Perfectly Flawed?
I like to imagine my theme song for each day I am wandering around this planet. Today it was the song "Break Stuff" by Limp Bizkit. It starts off like this: It's just one of those days Where you don't want to wake up Everything is f&%$'d Everybody sucks You don't really know why But … Continue reading Bad Mood Be Gone