Taking the Long Way Around

  Twenty years have passed, and in some ways I feel that I am back at square one. I have often wondered how my life would have unfolded if I had broken up with my boyfriend as I had resolved to do that sunny day in July. I didn’t, and we were together for another tenContinue reading “Taking the Long Way Around”

Skinny is Not Synonymous with Sexy

This is a concept of which I must frequently remind myself.  Why? Because I’m not skinny, and I dwell in a culture that tends towards the view that nothing tastes better than skinny feels.  As @itsjenlawrence tweeted yesterday: Really? “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels?” Um…may I introduce you to pizza? Well said. ThisContinue reading “Skinny is Not Synonymous with Sexy”

Throw off the shackles and fly free

I remember being in law school and getting my Visa statement. It was maxed out and I cried. I was worried, I was scared, I didn’t know what to do.  The balance was about $500.  Wow.  I could likely find that much change in my couches and purses now if I looked really hard. OrContinue reading “Throw off the shackles and fly free”

Just a Broken Toy – February 2, 2014

For a time it was the favourite toy. No toy could be better. It did everything, and it was shiny and perfect. But he took it with him everywhere. He took it in the bath. He took it out to the sandbox. He took it to bed (sometimes crushing it – oops). He knew thereContinue reading “Just a Broken Toy – February 2, 2014”

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