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What the Planned Parenthood Vote Says to Women


It’s important to me to temper emotional responses with critical thinking, and I make an effort not to make other people’s news all about me. And yet, when I read the news about the U.S. House of Representatives voting to freeze funding for Planned Parenthood I had a visceral, personal, physical response. I felt like […]


431 Words on Procrastination & Writer’s Block

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This was a writing prompt given to me at a community writer’s workshop I attended this weekend. We were given 25 minutes to write. This is what I came up with: Strategy scares the hell out of me. Mostly because I’m not good at it. Myers-Briggs says I’m a feeler, not a thinker. I do […]


Burn it down

I suspect I was an arsonist in a past life and that I’d carried those smash and burn tendencies with me into this one. When life wasn’t going the way I wanted it to, or it was and i was still inexplicably unhappy, my instinct was to set  match to the familiar and do my […]


Why I’m Still Talking About Happiness

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With everything happening in the world right now, is it silly and selfish to pursue personal happiness?


TEDx Announcement, Scholarship Winner, and a Sale

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I’m doing a TEDx talk and making a crazy offer for three people.