• Fall in Love with Vulnerability.

    September 20, 2012

    No one likes to expose their ugly. Their sadness. The hard times and the pain. It’s so easy (especially with blogs and Facebook) to think over and over “Everyone seems to have it together but me…” In truth? We are all becoming masters at hiding any kind of vulnerability. Brené Brown writes in her powerful,…

  • The Chaperone Book Review

    August 1, 2012

    I read The Chaperone for the Blogher Book Club without knowing who the famous start let Louise Brooks even was. The book is set in 1922. Louise decides to head to NY to be a dancer and her parents ask Cora Carlisle, a 36 year old mother of two grown boys, to chaperone her from Wichita,…

  • Getting to Happy

    July 1, 2011

        You know when you finish a book, or watch a movie, and everything ends nicely? The wonderful man, things fall into place, and the sun sets on a couple as they swear marriage is the beginning of lifelong perfection? Then you also throw up in your mouth a little because you know better?…