Men Are Perverts

I have been thinking about writing this all day. The feminist inside of me has been fraught and frustrated, struggling with how to word this so that I do not offend anyone. This morning I had this conversation with my twelve year old son. O: “Mom, did you know there is a different dress code […]

Read It: Cross The Line by James Patterson

It has been a long time since I have read an Alex Cross murder mystery, so when a co-worker lent me this book, I was intrigued. I have always liked James Patterson novels, but my interest in them seemed to die along with my membership in the Doubleday Book Club. (Surprisingly it STILL exists.) Just […]


In a rush of emotion I feel it again Like the hot lava In a volcano It nevers goes away Just lies dormant Until the explosive moment When all of a sudden Something triggers it To stab me again –  July 24, 1999

This Is A Heavy Topic

I have struggled with my weight for most of my adult life. I’m not obese, but often I carry extra pounds with me that I should not be carrying. This extra weight effects how I feel and how I see myself. Most of my adult years can be summed up like this: Weight goes up. […]