Category Archives: Evolution

All posts you see here are in some way related to the learning and growing experiences that are part of life’s changes. As I evolve, I share my journey with you to aid in your own evolution to Be Unique, Be Authenic, and Be Yourself.

Beating Myself Up

Did you know I can’t accurately predict the future? That lack in my abilities has caused me some consternation this year as it relates to my goals. Here’s what happened. Read more »

#MeToo

If all the women (and men) who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote “Me too.” as a Facebook status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem. It’s 2 years exactly since I posted a series on sexual abuse on my blog. (Oct 6-Oct 29, 2015). In that case, I… Read More »

Checking

I have never felt this much like a goldfish. I’m constantly on edge, waiting for something to interrupt me, and if nothing does, then I interrupt myself. Gotta check email. Gotta check Facebook. Gotta check Twitter (I barely use Twitter, but I better check it just in case). Gotta look at pictures on Instagram. Gotta… Read More »

Unfiltered Thoughts on Life

“It’s super easy to just sit and write forever about nothing.” ~excerpt from one of my draft blog posts There is therapeutic value to me in stream-of-consciousness writing, just to get my jumbled thoughts down on paper and then look at them. Then I can see what’s going through my head and make changes or… Read More »

My Piercing Story

My friend told me the other day, “I can’t picture you without earrings.” That was about the craziest thing I ever heard, because I spent 94% of my life without piercings. Most of the people who have known me the longest barely know that I have my ears pierced. Have I ever told you the story behind getting my ears pierced? Click here to read about it.

What Real Authors Do

For the past seven years, I have written a novel in November, as part of “National Novel Writing Month,” or “NaNoWriMo.” This is not news anymore. The news is I am finally editing one of my drafts. What’s it been like? Read more here!

Do You Have a Vision Board?

I meet in a weekly Mastermind group and it was my brilliant idea to share vision boards next week. I say “brilliant” with an air of sarcasm tinged with urgency, a little fear, and some reluctance, because we are sharing on Wednesday and I haven’t started making mine yet. Read More >

Frank Rippy, Where Are You Now?

I remember a kid from my kindergarten class. He wasn’t the cleanest kid, or the most out-going. He had one of those perpetually runny noses, his shaggy blond hair was always flying every which way, and his jeans always had holes in the knees. Read More >>