13 Pieces of Unsolicited Dating Advice (That I Wish I’d Known Sooner)

Know who it’s super important to fall in love with? Yourself. Know who I tried to fall in love with before I figured that out? Everyone but myself It took me a long time to figure out that I needed to be my own first and best priority in love, but eventually I got there […]

Dream Chasers – No Excuses

“I don’t have enough money” “I don’t have the time” “I’m too busy” “I’m looking for the right collaborator” “I don’t know how” Sorry, Dream Chasers, but your excuses just don’t wash anymore. I believe in you too much to let you excuse away the life of your dreams. We live in the age of free […]

Dream Chasers – Do One Thing Today that Scares you

Listen up, Dream Chasers: Dreaming out loud can be scary as hell Between the voices of the world and the voices in your head, following the life of your dreams seems daunting at best on some days. I’ve been there. Heck, I am there. I don’t actually put myself out into the world because sharing […]

Learning to Love Your Crazy

“Everybody’s a little bit crazy sometimes, Mama” – A precocious seven year-old who resides at our house Both my husband and I stopped the busy-Tuesday-morning stuff we were doing and agreed with her, “You’re right, honey. Everybody is absolutely a little crazy sometimes.” I’d like to expand that insightful generalization to include this: We all want […]

How to Throw the Perfect Party for One

  Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your won presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement. Alice Koller December 29th, 2013   The last of the family left yesterday after a raucous, amazing, fun-filled […]