Heartfelt Connections

I have been working in a nursing home for about two months now. I never imagined this is the path I would take but I am very glad this opportunity presented itself....more

Mommy Groups & Cinderella

When I was a little girl, I was fascinated by the story of Cinderella.Here was this girl who had a rough go of it but she worked hard and followed all the rules and her life turned out happily ever after. She made it seem so easy.As a teenager, I assumed that if I worked hard and followed all the rules, my life should turn out happily ever after, too.  Makes total sense, right?(I know, I know. Quit laughing.)...more

Grief as Transformation

    My breadcrumbs are not tattoos, although I do have a few, they are not my artifacts.  People, are my artifacts.  I collect them in my head like SE’s ink.  I’m not sure if this is a trait particular to writers, the collecting of people – personalities – characters; I think that it might be.  We tend to see people as vessels holding memories like vaporous anecdotes that link together to make up the life and character of a protagonist who, of course, is our self....more

Let's Get Personal

Forget rides in helicopters, a week at the best spa, or an all expense paid trip, what is the best gift you can give to someone? The best g...more

May I rant for a minute?

Co-creator of Big Fish Tops Dogs, musician, award winning graphic artist, mentor, entrepreneur, blogger and owner of multiple businesses. You can follow her on twitter @bigfishtopdogs...more