Finding Sexy Plus Size Swimwear

Let's find attractive plus size swimwear together, because it wasn't always so easy: I remember being a size 10 and shopping for a swim suit in a department store for Spring Break. I had lost some weight and looked forward to finding a two piece to show off my smaller waist, back, hips and ass. This is how I pictured myself in the store's suits, sans surf board So as I grabbed swim ...more

Finding Plus Size Swimwear 2015

Let's find attractive plus size swimwear together, because it wasn't always so easy: I remember being a size 10 and shopping for a swim suit for Spring Break. I had lost some weight and looked forward to finding a two piece to show off my smaller waist, back, hips and ass. So as I grabbed swim suits to try on, I was hesitant to think the small cup sizes of 10, 12 and 14 might fit, but remained ...more

Times When I Should Have Been Batman

I think there's a little Batman in all of us -- yes, even the girls (hold your double entendre). But the dark knight isn't just dressed to kick ass, he's also stealthy, sneaky, direct, aggressive and clever. Those are helpful qualities in life's troubling times ....more

No Resolution: The 12 Months of Fear Project

Whether this is your first time reading my blog, or more, you might not have guessed that I am pretty much afraid of everything. I used to be a wild, unplanned spirit who did as she pleases. Fear was an after thought ....more

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas, lovely readers! It's not too cold in Chicago and I have a lot to be thankful for. One of those things is you, my readers who keep coming back, commenting and sharing ....more

What Happens in a Disney World Bathroom

Unless you're in a public bathroom with me, because I might blog about it. Coming off a fun-filled holiday at Disney World with Capricorn, I've gathered enough witness testimony to declare: I think the atmosphere in the Women's bathroom is drastically different to the Men's bathroom. Every bathroom I ventured into had women complaining about hunger, humidity, male cohorts not wanting to stop ...more

Wordless Wednesday: Holiday Happenings

Just home from a long holiday with Capricorn, which brings me to my wordless wednesday post. Me, any given day that involves walking miles around crowded, humid Disney World. I can be a monster when my blood sugar dips too low ....more

Retail Confessions: Messing with Marketing Data

Black Friday, the world's worst day to work in retail, is upon us. And I used to work for The Gap. Ok, I worked for Old Navy, but The Gap owns it ....more

Sassy Starfish of Social Media

The aquatic representation of how I feel about social media at the moment. Sassy Starfish (other people) disapprove of your life and thoughts captured on the internet. Yet, she/he is sassy herself and is beyond approach of any judgment or criticism ....more

Wordless Wednesday: Post Election

Hmm... y'all see the elections last night in America? This Independent is feeling pretty skeptical about congress getting anything accomplished in the next few years - just more of the GOP bitching and acting like petulant children, in majority or not ....more