Look. I love Netflix as much as the next binge-watcher. I'm guilty of consuming shows that I didn't even realize I cared about until I was nine episodes deep. But I don't usually re-watch any of them. "The Crown" was different. Read More
I've written about my black-and-white tendencies before. Today, I want to acknowledge on behalf of myself and other perfectionists out there that such tendencies can make this time of year pretty difficult. Read More
Blame it on the local Italian place Chris and I went to the other night. Blame it on the old scribblings from my journal that I've been digging up and writing about. Blame it on the approaching Christmas season, and the holiday decorations I've been meaning to unearth from the attic. Read More
Someone recently challenged me by asking why I wasn't following my dream. This may come as a surprise to those of you who know that I launched my own writing and editing business earlier this year. This means I get to do the work I love with my dog Gracie by my side, wearing slippers and sipping coffee in the comfort of my home. Sounds like a dream, right? Read More
Raise your hand if you've read Marie Kondo's "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up." Keep your hand raised if you're rolling your eyes right about now. That many of you, huh? Since reading this book (and talking about it nonstop), I've come across two reactions. Read More
Summer is officially over, which is fine with me. Cooling down with the arrival of fall is one of my favorite things to do. But first, I wanted to share Read More
Over the past few years, I've learned something about myself. I really don't like when things are "in process." I'm not a fan of gray areas, or even balance. I prefer when things are black and white, all or nothing.
Unfortunately, I also learned that life rarely operates in this way. Read More