But Why Now?

I am not a victim of rape.   I am a survivor.   If you’re curious, there is a big difference between the two:  A difference in mentality, understanding, and attitude. It’s the difference between mourning and understanding…denial and acceptance…anger and forgiveness.   No. I am not a victim. I am a survivor.   I’ve […]

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Doppelgänger

Some days back my friend shared a photo with me.  I didn’t understand at first why she had done so until her sister sharply pointed out: That’s you! The photo in question was of my friend’s sister’s friend’s grandmother… you follow that? In 1940.     The gal in question is the total babe on […]

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Home and Settled In

It’s true what they say – I definitely needed a vacation from my vacation! I returned to Laramie worn out and ready to sit still for a while. But living in Wyoming doesn’t really afford you many opportunities to avoid the car – if you want to go somewhere, you’re going to have to drive! […]

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Vacation

It’s been awfully quiet on the blog and for good reason – I’ve been on vacation! I took a road trip from Torrington to the west coast and have been touring my home towns for the last two weeks in the Pacific Northwest. Posts are to follow, but in the mean time here is a […]

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

Sometimes life doesn’t exactly go the way you’ve planned. Sometimes the big white wedding with Prince Charming turns out to be a playful elopement in the middle of town. Sometimes the house you were going to settled down in turns into your starter home. Sometimes babies don’t come and dreams have to change. And sometimes […]

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Flirty Thirty – Looking Back

That’s it. I’ve finally crossed over into the big 3-0 and I’m not even worried. Growing older is a gift denied to many and so I promise to always remember how each year molds me into the person I am meant to be. The last ten years have been filled with activity, change, heartbreak, and […]

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Flirty Thirty

It approaches. In less than two weeks, on June 9th, I will be celebrating my 30th birthday… at work. Wooh! I know, I’m a party animal! Rather than spend just the day ringing in the new decade I’m going to spend the summer kicking it off in a way I hope to be able to […]

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Foresight

This seems to be the mantra floating around my house at the moment and it bears sharing with the rest of you. In today’s world we are seeing that with the fluctuations of the economy it is becoming absolutely necessary to be capable of doing more than one thing as well as have an ability […]

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The Art of Book Reviews: Where to Post Them

Now that you’ve written up your masterpiece or blurb or essay or snippet of a review you need to share it with the world! But where exactly should you post it? Although it seems rather straight forward there are things to consider when it comes to sharing your review. Things like audience size, “foot” traffic, […]

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