My coffee pot is on the fritz – of coffee and compliments

My coffee pot is on the fritz. Well, that’s not entirely accurate—actually, my coffee pot has a broken part and replacing the part is turning out to be troublesome. I like my coffee pot and have a deplorable history of finding less than stellar pots that make lousy coffee—hence my reluctance to simply toss the…

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The art of the sell out…

Let’s face facts, not everyone can make a living out of their “dreams” – most have to settle for something a little less stellar. Not everyone can be a successful writer, singer, actor, artist, whatever. Even if you have the talent, the breaks don’t always exist, opportunity doesn’t always knock, and sometimes, even when it…

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From Fab to Fat and Back Again!

Without going into repetitive details, I’ve had some issues accepting myself as less than svelte. All my life, I was a shapely little thing, dammit… I’m finally making some choices that are, I believe, the right, the healthy, the smart choices to make – and I’m making them for ME… And of course, I’m blogging…

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Journey to a beginning

I take a deep breath and try not to cry. I bite the inside of my cheek to keep my lips from trembling, then turn around to greet the person standing at my office door, smile firmly etched onto my face, concealing the pain and fear. I’m usually so good at looking at the bright…

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Conquering Fear…

I am about to embark on a new page – heck a new chapter – in my life. While I know this is where my life’s experiences have been leading me, and I know everything up to this point has been just what I needed to experience… I am still on an edge – looking…

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