So is social media a top priority as a writer?

So, if one blogs to share innermost feelings and opinions, does it translate well outside of the blogosphere? Really? Even if the writing style is lighter in nature, does it work out there in the competitive realm that is the modern version of having friends, called social media? I am asking because I notice as […]

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So, there is a thin line between being a realist and a pessimist…

So, there is a really thin line between “telling it like it is” and just being an entirely negative person. I am a complainer about some real button pushers, so some may seem me as negative, but I am more outspoken/opinionated because I am affected by it, not just looking for a reason to be […]

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So, Whiplash with Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons was emotional, terrifying, yet winning

Photo courtesy of The New Yorker, Whiplash, Teller and Simmons 2014

So, I took some much needed chill time with my soon to be high school senior, and watched a movie, Whiplash, with Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons. Though she big time denies it, she only wanted watch it for Teller. She is not a movie person, she is totally a play/musical kind of person because […]

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So, Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris…inspiring, not a strong enough descriptor

So, I took myself to see “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris”, on Sunday at 9:55 a.m. The 7 dollars I paid for the early bird show was beyond a steal. Several minutes into the plot, I began to feel myself transported into her life, her lack, her dreams. I saw parallels in this character; doing […]

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So, yeah, pain and holding back emotions has kept me away…

So, as I have mentioned, the last year and a half have been so freaking hard for me. I have forever changed as a person as a result. Good and bad. I miss who I used to be in some ways, but feel stronger and more sure of myself and my life as a result […]

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So, I disappeared but started a podcast…

So, I have been gone. Fighting the power to get schools open, trying not not be depressed and lifting up my child all at the same time. I am going to get back with it. In the meantime, I started a podcast! Tonight! Please check me out. Be kind. It was hard for me! Thanks […]

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So, I fought for my mom and now for my kid…

So, where we live, it is close to 365 days since our kids have been to school. It is hard to believe that in our country, kids are being held inside their homes when government agencies and medical professionals have clearly stated that schools are safer places to be. People are actually arguing despite teen […]

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