getting real

Gut check

August 8, 2013

I was traveling with my family recently, which resulted in me utilizing my smart phone a lot and the computer very little. Which means the ratio of my consuming content to creating content was quite high. I browsed my Twitter feed any time I found myself waiting for someone to go to the bathroom or […]

Navigating BlogHer12 from within

July 24, 2012

At my last two BlogHer conferences, I succumbed to the siren song of swag. The song is so sweetly alluring. But, like a sugary candy bar, it doesn’t actually nourish, nor does it satisfy for long. What was this swag that called to me in dulcet tones? A melange of tunes and harmonies: 10 minutes […]

Opposing forces and unsolvable mysteries

June 18, 2012

Not long ago I wrote about what a cad John F Kennedy was. Not news to anyone, but in the news because of a book. As some of you pointed out, the President is not able to refute any claims, so we must be aware that we may never know the truth about his philandering. […]

For shame

June 7, 2012

I have buried two shameful secrets for most of my life. Today I’m coming clean. Which is not easy for a recovering perfectionist. ~~~~~ The first involved the Scripps-Howard Spelling Bee. When I was in 6th grade I made it to the district level and breezed through the written portion of the contest. I got […]