I was an ambitious young thing twenty-five years ago. I was working hard to make all the right moves so I could have a successful, and therefore well-paying, career. I dreamed of being a photographer, but I didn’t see how that was going to make any money, so I floundered around looking…Read More
In that moment, the truth, my truth, didn’t even occur to me! The truth was that I didn’t want to spend my money that way. Yes, I really wanted to see my friends, but I would have been happy for vodka tonics on the porch.
It never occurred to me that I could choose…Read More
He sighed, looked longingly at the tables as we passed by, and marched forward. In the end, we missed the ferry anyway. We missed the islands, we missed the views, and we missed the ocean spray. None of that matters to me now. The thing I regret most…Read More
One day there was a knock at my door, I opened it and on the porch were two young men in gray dress slacks and white button-down shirts, carrying clipboards. Crap, why did I open the door I thought, what on earth are they going to try to sell me?Read More
In elementary school I loved Valentine’s day… After elementary school is a different story. I didn’t have a boyfriend in high school, so I dreaded the holiday. I could barely stem the jealousy and disappointment as other girls received bouquets of flowers, chocolates, and heart shaped cookies.Read More