A few days ago, my new husband released his 2nd collection of poetry, essays & articles called The Science of Discontent. I bought his first offering, Like Hitchhiking in Space within days of first meeting him over the phone.  What better way to get to know a dating partner than to read their deepest pontifications? Seriously. It […]

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Back in 1999, my friend Rodney made a VHS.  Yes, Chile, a V-H-S of six bootleg, ashy films on a 18 hr. videotape. (Those things that go into V-C-R’s, Y’all).  I distinctly remember popping the tape in one late evening.  Because it was bootleg the sound was off & I kept having to *gasp* get […]

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On a whim, I picked up Holly Gerth’s newest book, You’re Going to Be Okay from the library.  Mostly because I have made soooooo many mistakes in the past few months and my life has understandably and perhaps predictably fallen to shit.  Ultimately, I checked it out because I needed a little reassurance, even though […]

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Reading I have loved reading this month. I thoroughly enjoyed each & every on of these books! Audible’ing Netflixing, Amazon Instant Video’ing or Hulu +’ing ::: Frasier, Season 5 ::: Breaking Bad, Season 1 & 2 Gave up my Hulu account because money.  Also, time being TOSSED TO THE WIND by Scandal & Grey’s Anatomy. […]

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Super stoked y’all to share with you my recent interview with author, Jeff Goins.  Jeff has a GREAT wildly popular blog on writing, ideas & making a difference. His last book was Wrecked: When a Broken World Slams into your Comfortable Life …which, will wreck the mess outta you if you let it.  And this next […]

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Reading Audible’ing Netflixing, Amazon Instant Video’ing or Hulu +’ing -Frasier, Season 5 -Downton Abbey, Season 3 -Grey’s Anatomy, Season 9 -Scandal, Season 1- 3. Pretty much. YouTube’ing “Improvisational Parenting” by my new friend, Arnebya I met at Blogher ’13. She is so. so. funny.  So. Instacasting Instacast is in my top 10 of all time favorite & […]

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“Humans have never lived purely functional lives, even when life was most difficult, when our survival was most precarious.  We are compelled to create.  Humans mysteriously create things with no practical function or purpose other than to be beautiful.” This is one of many nuggets of truth that stuck out to me after finishing up […]

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I’ve got a giveaway for you, giveaway winners & two book reviews just in time for “Mistmas” as Rhysie likes to call the wonderful Advent season upon us. The first is a wonderful book sent to me by Frank Robinson, Jr. called Letters to a Mixed Race Son.  The book is just as it sounds: […]

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