The Goodbye Girl

The Goodbye Girl

Saying goodbye has never been something I was good at.  Yes, it’s hard for everyone.  I know.  But...dare I say it?  I may just take goodbyes harder than the next person.  I dread them.  I have nightmares about them.  I hate them and feel their pain before they even happen. Perhaps it's my abandonment issues...my [...]

The Burden of Things 

The Burden of Things 

What happens when you no longer have a desire to collect and keep everything? When your things become and stay things, and to keep them is to increase the weight you must carry. Every scarf, every picture frame, every pair of shoes and toiletry item adding up to a sum greater than the weight you're [...]

The Deconstruction of “Pretty”

The Deconstruction of “Pretty”

My roots are showing and so are my freckles. My accessories are either non-existent and/or not matching. My nails are the opposite of “manicured” and my toes…well, let’s not even go there. Just a few months ago, I would not be caught dead looking like this. If I showed up to work with my bare [...]