How Do You Mourn Yourself?

How Do You Mourn Yourself

One thing no one ever warns you about when you get sick is the possibility you won’t get better. As children we crawl in bed and our parents tuck our hair behind our ears and give us awful tasting medicine and promise it will make us feel better. We may have a few days before…

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You Want Me to Eat WHAT!?

You Want Me to Eat What?!

I absolutely love following Mrs. B and the adventures she shares with her family. She is also a military spouse and definitely a blogger worth following, especially if you want to see all of the awesome stuff she does and places she explores while living outside of the US. It will make anyone desperate to…

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Shit I Say in Real Life: The Uniqueness of Roses

Shit I Say in Real Life: The Uniqueness of Roses

I get a lot of questions about whether or not I’m like this in real life.  People assume that because I’m a writer, somehow all of my snark is well thought out in advance.  The truth couldn’t be farther from that if I tried.  The reality is that my blog, my Facebook page, and conversations…

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Confessions of a Recovering Workaholic

Do you know what happens when you go into a group you are a member of and ask if anyone wants to guest post last minute? You get amazing bloggers that you admire like Hope sending you awesome stuff!!!  This is why it never hurts to ask.  You never know what kind of amazing bloggers…

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Why Do You Blog?

Why Do You Blog?

Someone once asked my why I write.  Why do I blog?  Why do I submit things to websites that aren’t going to pay me?  Why do I follow along this tortuous path that is the ecstasy and misery of being a writer?  A writer for no money, no less? I write because I don’t know…

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Shit I Say in Real life: Offending People

Shit I Say in Real Life: Offending People

I get a lot of questions about whether or not I’m like this in real life.  People assume that because I’m a writer, somehow all of my snark is well thought out in advance.  The truth couldn’t be farther from that if I tried.  The reality is that my blog, my Facebook page, and conversations…

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The 5 Detectives Every Bad Ass Woman Wants to Be

At some point in my life, I was introduced to Cristin.  She wanted to start a blog and a friend introduced us in case she had questions.  Medium-short story short, now we are buddies and, naturally, that means I forced her to guest post for me.  (My friendship doesn’t come free, people! Be prepared to…

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Just Two Stitches

Did you know I have an editor?  I’ll admit that I occasionally grow impatient and post stuff before she sees it.  Why does that matter?  1. It means that you can tell when I’ve been good and when I wasn’t by how good my use of the Oxford Comma is, and 2. If she works…

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