CAN'T RUN AWAY FROM YOURSELF...

Running away…   6 A.M. There’s something about the sun just up, the morning freshness. It’s the perfect time for a jog or a brisk walk. To me, something about a good run in this hour is sacred. Like the first skier down a mountain of new snow, or the very first bite of warm chocolate cake. This morning in particular I was listening to the rhythm of my feet, the chop chop chopping of a nearby sprinkler, the heaving of my breath, the strong clear echo of birds. As the day was just waking, there was still a sense of stillness....more

Jumping the Broom isn't so bad as long as the handle is low...

This past Friday the 13th, I decided to stick with tradition, and go see a horror movie. But my overpriced ticket to Jumping the Broom was not quite as horrible as I expected. Before I delve into the details, let me say that the key to enjoying any movie experience is to go in with low expectations....more

Waiting for Mr. Wrong?!

What a smack in the face that in this day and age, not only do we have to risk being heartbroken by those we considered Mr. Right, but to add insult to injury, we actually have to be sidelined and second tiered by those we don’t even really like and are only giving a chance because hey, ya never know. This insulting circumstance can make a girl want to stop the whole dating process altogether. I mean seriously, if it wasn’t for the free gifts and the retrospective amusement, I’d have stopped long ago.      ...more

DOES MY ATTRACTION TO GAY MEN MAKE ME A LESBIAN?

So I find in watching all of these fashion shows on t.v., that I really, really like the free spirited gay men who are gorgeously attractive, stylish, and interesting (not the overly flamboyant types… but pretty anyhow).  It’s a weird, but legitimate attraction that makes me wonder…. If I like such a womanish type of dude…. Does that mean that I’m actually attracted o feminine qualities, and as a result… gay myself? Or am I attracted to what I see as a reflection of myself, and in that case just narcissistic?  ...more