It’s much too easy to light a match, toss it over my shoulder with abandon, and watch 2020 burn.There’s enough… Read more 2020: Blessing or curse?
I entered The Pinto, a trendy vintage coffee shop/eatery in downtown Batesville, and ordered my favorite caffeinated beverage—café breve—while waiting to… Read more The question
My closest friends may snort laugh in agreement when I admit that I’m a bit of a dude. I’m not… Read more Doing motherhood like a dude
Quantifiable Love is certainly not girl’s best friend, glitter pawned for tears post-divorce. It is not awkward silence holding its… Read more Quantifiable
Over seven years ago, I started a painful journey toward becoming myself. Lately I have been contemplating some things I’ve… Read more 2014 gift list
Last weekend, I said a fond farewell to a former high school classmate whose life was recently cut short. His… Read more Dirty dancing’s not THAT bad
I have worked the 12 steps of recovery for six years, and the meditation part of the 11th step has… Read more 2014 word of the year
Before I move on, I want to look back—not to dwell on the past or listen to Sirens, as I… Read more 2013 gift list
Tuesday didn’t seem extraordinary in any way. I woke up to the sound of my baby calling for Daddy.… Read more The life I always wanted
*My friend Samantha Hogan has been gracious enough to share my life story with her followers on Facebook. I thought… Read more This is my story . . .