Two weeks ago, I was just settling back in from returning from a family road trip when my sister told me that her son’s grandfather had just passed. Grandpa Z, my nephew’s granddad, was just 63 years and six days old. I say just because he was young; not only do I think he was […]Read more "Losing a Father on Father’s Day"
I’ve had a harrowing week and I almost forgot that TODAY (or someday very soon!) is my 10 year blogging anniversary! Wooo hoooooooo!!! So much has changed since I started in 2012 as a fashion blogger. Now that I write from the heart and engagement has increased, I’ve gained some amazing readers and subscribers! I […]Read more "Ten Years In"
I’ve been practicing more mindfulness. From a young age, I was predisposed to taking care of myself and then caring more for others even when I’ve worked just as long and hard and they are just as able-bodied and able-minded. Crying was not a thing. Unless it was anger, expressing hard feelings was unheard of, […]Read more "Staying In My Feelings"
don’t spread your wings stay a while don’t fly away i love your smile i’ll writhe and scream if you take that flight if you leave, i won’t write gone you go, but it won’t be long soon i’ll hear your comeback song no matter how far you go, you’ll feel my wrath you plus […]Read more "Misery"
(a sort of addendum to last week’s post) As a small business supporter and small business owner, this SHOP SAFE Act is troubling. In gist, the bill is meant to hold online marketplaces accountable when they sell counterfeits. My understanding is that the individual sellers (no matter where you sell online!) have to bear the […]Read more "Shop “Safe”"