Got your attention? Good. Are you forever worrying that what you’ve said, painted, drawn, written, crafted, isn’t good enough? Are you hesitant to try anything new because you may not … Continue reading Confessions of a former perfectionist
I just read a letter from the social security administration. It said:
We understand you’ve been working since 1987. You’ve paid a great deal in taxes in these 28 years including a lot of money to social security. We understand you have a very strong desire to change the world and the way things are. We’ve decided with the approval of the federal government, to allow you to start drawing on your immense savings in social security and continue writing and speaking out to change the way things are. Please sign the enclosed form to start your monthly draw if you agree with our findings.”
Just kidding. It said “here’s what you’ve paid. Here’s what you’ll get at 65. Here’s what you’ll get at 70…..”
If you live that long.
Ok, it didn’t say the last part, but I know what they meant.
Some people collect owls, hats, frogs, pigs, dolls, key chains. I collect experience. Some people already know exactly what I’m talking about, but for those who don’t, here’s what an … Continue reading The Experience Collector
I’d fully intended to write something funny or uplifting or motivational today. Then, I read this: http://www.valleynewslive.com/home/headlines/Former-MSUM-Athlete-Sentenced-for-Rape-303296121.html?device=phone&c=y As much as I’d rather not revisit one of the worst experiences of … Continue reading Trigger
My last boyfriend before I got married–who was the person I should have probably married, but as luck would have it, I just got him prepared for his beautiful wife. … Continue reading On being a mom
Women. We’re hard to understand, aren’t we? Since I’ve been a hard-to-understand woman who loves men, I’m going to give you an inside scoop (from my perspective.). I don’t make … Continue reading For the Nice Guys
As one with a very non-maternal mother, I think it’s crucial to remember that moms are just regular people. Maybe she’s not the doting mother. Maybe she’s finally learned that … Continue reading More than a Mom