There’s nonsensical nonsense makes no sense sayings about there being a disconnect between the creative mind and the organized mind. For example: A clean desk is the sign of sick mind. That sort of passive aggressive bullying. For some, it’s a lovely thought and it brings to mind all sorts …

I started a new job this week with a company rated as one of the Best Places to Work in Tampa. Yay me! It’s meant a 60-90 min commute each way and that translates to twelve hours out of the house. I’m not whining. (Though I do when the alarm …

I’ve been writing for a very long time. I remember sixth grade and deciding that I really loved creating stories and maybe that was what I wanted to do with my life. It took a little longer to get serious about it. Adulting got in the way as it often …

Momma said there’d be days like this. She did. She died when I was pretty young, but I remember her telling me that there would be days I would struggle to get through. Days that would feel like a heavy weight that I couldn’t bear. Days that sent me to …

Quite often, I come up with brilliant and witty post ideas when I am far from anything resembling a keyboard. My thumbs are all thumbs, so whipping up something on the phone just isn’t going to happen. I’m so bad that autocorrect often says, “Uhm… wut?” For example, today I …

I had a moment of pause today while scrolling through my Facebook feed. I’ve always known I’m surrounded by talented, creative people. I even wrote a post about it. But it struck me that you guys may be interested in some of these people, too. I try not to name …

The whole idea behind this blog was sharing how I juggled All of the Things without losing my mind. Or any of the Things. I’ve been failing at that lately. In a really, really big way. Among other things, that’s meant avoiding a new post. Self-described failure is a terrible …

Last night, the US Senate silenced Elizabeth Warren, a woman, for reading a letter written by Coretta Scott King, another woman. The document was a couple of decades old, about Jeff Sessions, who is currently being considered for attorney general (a position recently held by a woman – one who …

When a concept repeatedly crosses your radar, it may be the Universe trying to tell you something. (And for a wonderful look into that concept, watch Mr. Bill Nye.) Case in point – this came up four times in the last couple of weeks: when you share your work with others, …