I’m back…with some rosé and wry.

Hey, so, yeah…it’s been a while since I’ve been here. How are you? I’ve changed the name of my blog, in case you hadn’t noticed, or wondered why you are getting something from “rosé and wry” not “Vinegar and Vanilla”. It seemed like the right thing to do, a little refresh on the old blog. […]

Shame and Courage – Part Two

 A few days ago I was scrolling through my Instagram feed and came across this image on the comedian Amy Schumer’s page: I didn’t hesitate to save the image and share it on my own page with the following comment: I am one of the one in four.  Shortly thereafter I got a text from […]

Daily Blog Challenge : Day 14 Tell Us About Your Significant Other

After my tennis wipe out on Monday I’m all messed up and out of order on my blog challenges. Maybe I hit my head too! But, because it is Valentine’s Day I am certain that today’s scheduled challenge is to tell you about my significant other. So, let me introduce you to my sweetie, Scott. #myhottiescottie […]

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 54: What I Will Do When I Retire

When I retire… These words were magic when I was little. My grandfather worked as a candy salesman (and yes, he had a closet FULL of candy in his house!) and eventually retired like many men of his generation. His wife, my grandmother, raised three girls and was a homemaker. I don’t think she felt […]