Daily Blog Challenge: Day 12 – If you could have lunch with one person, who would it be?

I’m so sorry this post didn’t get up on time. I had every intention of getting it posted last night, but something happened… You can’t really see it, but that is where I ate shit on the tennis court last night. I went for a low ball and as I was sprinting towards it I […]

Daily Blog Challenge: Day 9 – What Would You Say To A Younger Version Of Yourself?

Hindsight is 20/20 I can think of a few things I would say to a younger version of myself. I would tell this girl, I am so proud of you. You have so many choices in life!  I would tell this girl, You don’t have to always say yes to boys. You are beautiful and valuable beyond […]

Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 33: What Do You See When You Look In the Mirror?

What do you see when you look in the mirror? For me, it depends on the day. For example, today I see someone old and not particularly pretty. Not that the two go together – not at all what I am saying. I think you can be older and be gorgeous – like Helen Mirren, […]

Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 30: Five Things I Am Not Afraid of Anymore

Sorry Dear Readers, but the best I can do tonight is another list. I have several “better” ideas, for more in-depth posts, but I haven’t felt motivated to talk about donating a kidney to my sister, or the time I got a standing ovation in Venice, or the exercise we did in graduate school where everyone stood […]

Fearless Writing Challenge; Day 29: 10 Things That Suck About Getting Older (and what’s awesome about it).

Guess what? I’ll be 50 in 96 days. 50. Five-O. The big fat fifty. Past middle-age, most likely. My mom was diagnosed with dementia at age 55, so, you know, my time could be limited. [Reality check: It already is limited.] So, in honor of getting older, here are: 10 Things That Suck About Getting […]