I Took A Break From Social Media, Here’s What I learned

“For me, I knew it was time to take a break from social media when it became mudane and a chore to weed through my feed a few times a day. For a long time I looked forward to hearing about the good things that were happeing with my friends and family, rejoicing in their triumphs and touchtone moments, lending support, encouragement when someone needed it, even shedding a tear when someone lost a parent, a spouse, a child. It made me feel like I was being a friend and part of a close knit family. But there started to come a time where I began to feel isolated and disconnected from some of my Facebook friends and family, and it became painful to feel like a stranger on the outside looking in.”

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The Big O….What’s New in Getting You There

I have a confession to make….I have always been a free spirit, open minded, able and willing to, get in touch with my feminine side, and embrace it in all of it’s sexy, heavenly, glory.   I take responsibility and relish in making things happen, including my orgasms.  Now don’t get me wrong, I have a willing and…

Unapologetic-ally YOU. The Psychology of Apology

I have a confession to make. I was…a serial apologizer. Like many women, I have the disease to please, let me rephrase that.  I had, the disease to please.  I am now cured of this.  Years of therapy and psychoanalysis will do that.  So will, getting tired of assuming blame for everything gone wrong, in an effort to…

Pistachio Crusted Eggplant Rollatini

Today is my Dad’s birthday he would have been 83.  He left this earth almost 7 years ago, but he remains a part of me, and our family forever.  Growing up I have such fond memories of him in the kitchen.  He loved to cook, breakfasts were a big deal for him to make for…

Conditions Be Damned….Unconditional Love

I have a confession to make.   I finally understand what love is….. It is the indescribable bliss you feel when you see him from across a crowded room, the way your heart skips a beat, still.. when he smiles, the familiar way he feels against your skin.  It is the pain you feel deep inside. …

Stella Got Her Groove Back, and So Can You

In the wildly famous, very funny 1998 movie, Stella, played by the sexy, Angela Bassett, is a powerful business woman, who is too busy with raising her son and her career to have a life, and after some persuading, is finally talked into living a little and getting away on a long overdue”vaca”, with her…

Love and Our Lexicon

lex·i·con [ˈleksiˌkän, ˈleksiˌkən] lexicon (noun) the vocabulary of a person, language, or branch of knowledge: “the size of the English lexicon” Ever since I was a little girl words have fascinated me.  I began reading at a very early age, and I believe this became intertwined with my love for writing and my love of words. …

Listen Up….How to Listen to What’s Not Being Said

I have a confession to make.  I pride myself on being an observer of life, the consummate eavesdropper, in the most unobtrusive way.  Not for what is being said, in as much as what is not being said.  Here is what I found out. Many people aside from being mostly full of shit, are really…

Fumbling Towards Sexy

I have a confession to make, sexy is not something that comes easy to me, and I have to work really hard at making it look like it is in my DNA.  Sure I kinda have the makeup thing down, as long as I don’t attempt the smokey eye, no matter how many YouTube tutorials…

Beef Street Tacos with Homemade Flour Tortillas

I have been in love with tacos since I first made them in my 5th grade Home Economics class at Minue School.  Since that time I have come to adore Mexican food.  I know I have told you all this before, but it bears repeating because, well this is my blog and I said so dammit! …