Change is good, especially when it comes slowly and deliberately. I sat on a chair in a tattoo parlor with my legs outstretched in front of me, and pondered how it was that I came to be there. This was my most impulsive tattoo appointment to date, being someone who usually waits at least 6... Continue Reading →


A Happy Spinster

The definition of the word "spinster" is thus: noun 1. Disparaging and Offensive. a woman still unmarried beyond the usual age of marrying 2. Chiefly Law. a woman who has never married. If it was another time, I would be considered a Spinster; unmarried with no prospects. As usually happens when I write a blog, Lin Manuel Miranda's words find their way in: "Look around, look around at how lucky we are to be alive right now!" ... Continue Reading →

Woman, Heal Thyself

I must have started and scrapped over 40 blogs this year. But I could not do it; even at the request and encouragement of a kind acquaintance who encouraged me to keep writing. Nothing I wrote felt right. Everything that came out of me this past year was angry, frustrated, and despairing. I wanted to... Continue Reading →

A Fashionista Halloween

It's been a minute since I've updated and I can think of no better day to do it! As mentioned in blogs past, I love Halloween; its historical origins and even some of the modern day fun of watching my nieces and nephews get all dressed up for trick or treating for the first time. Last... Continue Reading →

Feminism and Stay at Home Moms

Recently  I attended the second birthday of my nephew. This kid, along with my other niece and nephew, are my favorite kids in the world. I don't have any children of my own, and my future as a parent is uncertain. I love these kids more than anything, and feel honored that I get to be... Continue Reading →

Not Throwing Away My Shot

"I prob'ly shouldn't brag, but dag, I amaze and astonish The problem is I got a lot of brains but no polish I gotta holler just to be heard With every word I drop knowledge"- My Shot, Hamilton, the Musical (lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda I've been listening to this soundtrack since December, and today I... Continue Reading →

Think Dirty and Read Labels!

In the past few years, I've become mindful of my body and the things I'm putting in it and on it. From reading food labels in the grocery store (and trying to eat healthier) to reading the labels on my lotions and body care items, I tend to spend a little extra each month to... Continue Reading →

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