Posted in May 2012

Where I am now.

Yes, little d, big year is over. But my journey into fear and risk taking and being all awkward is not! You can now find me musing and pondering a couple of times a week over at The Art of Living Uncomfortably. Come check it out, stay awhile, take off your shoes and put your … Continue reading

30. And beyond.

30. And beyond.

Ahhh 30. I thought you would never come. As most of you know by now, the days leading up to my 30th birthday were not what I imagined they would be. By Sunday, my birthday, I was too exhausted to do anything but throw on a pair of pajamas and drink some champagne. My birthday … Continue reading

Day 363-366 Risk: A Lesson In Fear

Day 363-366 Risk: A Lesson In Fear

When I envisioned the weekend of my thirtieth birthday, I imagined Mexican beaches and margaritas. Or karaoke and Asian cuisine. When the weekend got closer and the planning began, I envisioned the circus show we’d be going to, and playing in the park. What I did not imagine was that the days leading up to … Continue reading

Day 362 Risk: Let Go

After nearly ten years together, it’s rare for my husband and I to come out of an argument without something useful. We usually try to sit with each other until we’ve figured out what went wrong, or agree to come back to the problem later. Late, late Monday night the potential for an argument arose, … Continue reading

Day 361 Risk: Read a Story at an Open Mic

Day 361 Risk: Read a Story at an Open Mic

When I checked the email about the storytelling open mic on Monday, I caught the following request at the bottom: “Please no poetry or prose fiction.” Damn. I need to read my emails more carefully. Up until this point, I had planned on reading one of the short stories I’ve written and revised for my … Continue reading