Story Time: About that New Format

Story Time: About that New Format

Remember a few months ago when I promised a new format? Well, after weeks of trial and error, technical difficulties, unfocused writing attempts, and negotiating with the Boss, I finally have it for you! The truth is that writer’s block doesn’t even begin to describe what’s been holding me back. I just went through and pulled up all the active drafts I have saved. There were 6 in the last 3 months alone. It wasn’t so much a lack of inspiration–as you’ll see in the coming week and months of posts–but a short attention span coupled with an unsettled mind. Now, the Read more »

Lesson 3: Control How People Treat You

Lesson 3: Control How People Treat You

Sweet Sin it is great to be back on Wednesday where I belong! I’ll try to keep this short because this one is like a dead horse and I’m coming at it with Louisville Slugger… I’m not one much for gore. So many have already said the same thing… “Teach people how to treat you…” they’ve said. “People only treat you the way you allow them to…” they preached. So what’s one more voice spouting the same “easier said than done” platitudes? If people are treating you like crap, it’s your job to Require them to treat you Better. You Read more »

Lesson 2: Happiness is Not a Destination

Lesson 2: Happiness is Not a Destination

Lesson 2: Happiness is not a Destination. You know how when people notice that you’re in an unpleasant mood, and say things about having gotten up on the wrong side of the bed? Or how some people seem to have nothing but wrong sides of their bed? That’s because we’ve been misinformed, perhaps miseducated about what happiness is. Of all the plans I’ve made for my life, happiness was always my goal; like if I had these things, earned whichever title, was about to accomplish this or that goal, I’d be happy. I don’t know many people who don’t have Read more »

Decorum Deficiency Disorder: My Hopeful Audacity

Decorum Deficiency Disorder: My Hopeful Audacity

Warning: You may find the content of this post to be so offensive that you forget who I am and think yourself worthy of dropping a scathing comment or two so you can feel like you’ve provided a much needed “talking-to.” Good. I want to offend you. I want to piss you off. I want you to get angry enough to lend your voice to something that matters. If you’re one of those people accepts everything as absolute, this is not for you. Please return to the Real Housewives of where ever, and stay there. Thank you. . . . I look Read more »