Avoid, Rinse, Repeat. – I am breaking the cycle.

I struggle with when to stay and when to walk away in romantic relationships, friendships and even in my career.  This is a sensitive subject for me.  In order to discuss this and have any kind of opinion on the matter, I am going to be vulnerable and air my dirty laundry for all to…

Why am I thankful? Let me tell you.

Last week I gathered with seven of my girlfriends for a lovely Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner.  We have been having meatless dinners every two weeks for the past five months and creating delicious meals that feed our bodies, nourish our souls, and we also happen to have fabulous conversation and wine to wash it all down. …

Renewal

The Daily Post issued a Photo Challenge asking bloggers to share a photo of what Renewal looks like to them. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Life is all about timing.  If you ask any one person the same question during different times in their life, you will most likely receive very different answers. Over the weekend I went on…

Once Upon a Plane

We embraced.  I held her in my arms, gave one last squeeze and released.  The cab driver grabbed my luggage, tossed it in the trunk and gave me a glare that seemed to say “Hurry up, Miss. I haven’t got all day”. Sadly, I slunk in the back of the cab and waved goodbye to…

Are you openly affectionate?

There is something that intrigues me.  I am not quite sure when or why this happens, but I feel like most of us are victims of this.  We fear showing too much affection. Why is this? Why do we hold back? When did it start? Although most adults ration their affection, there is an exception…

Lessons in Friendship

Friendship has never been a simple topic for me. In my adolescent years it couldn’t have been more confusing.  As much as I yearned to be an average girl or even an average kid for my age, I never was.  I was spinning within the confines of my mind trying to make sense of the…