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I don’t like sand above my ankles. Don’t get me wrong. I love looking out onto a beautiful sandy beach, especially in the morning hours after nightly high tides have smoothed it to a fresh, blank surface. I adore walking along the ocean, savoring that delicious sinking feeling, watching the grains outlining my feet lighten, [...]


If you’ve come to my small corner of the blogosphere to find out if Neil Gaiman’s MasterClass: Teaches the Art of Storytelling is worth the money, let me answer in three words: Good. God. Yes. Before I dive in, let me clarify that I’m not an affiliate for MasterClass, so all opinions are my own. [...]

I have my mother to thank for my healthy attitude toward aging. She’s the reason why I never lie about my age and why I think the whole ‘you should never ask a lady her age’ is an outdated concept that needs to go. I mean, honestly. Nobody ever says, ‘never ask a man his [...]

Hello, again …

… it’s been a while since my last blog post! I hope all is wonderful on your end and that you’ve been surviving this insane year! We’ve been doing well and it feels great to be blogging again, no matter how few people are actually reading this. ;) Turned out, taking a break from social [...]

January Stories: What I read and watched!

As part of my goal to live with intention this year, I’m tracking the stories I consume each month in a journal! My husband raises an amused eyebrow whenever I bring my journal to the living room, but this really helped cure my SADDA habit. (Story Attention Deficiet Disorder.) Now rather than hopping back and [...]

On THAT Book

We each have that book, the one novel we could read over and over without growing tired of it. The one with characters we have grown to adore, who feel like family and every time you open the cover to the first page, it feels like coming home. For me, that book will always be Hope Was [...]