Cousin A

I took a vacation to go home for Christmas and New Years.  I was back at work three days before I left again…for Hawaii.  I know.  It’s not fair.  One percent of me is feeling like I don’t deserve it.  I am choosing to ignore that voice.  Who listens to the one percent anyway?

Oh and did I mention this is an all expenses paid trip?

How did I swing this?

Excellent question.  And with most answers in my life, [Read More…]


I recently got unsolicited advice from a VIP in my life (Very Influential Person).  Sometimes VIP’s influence can be positive, sometimes negative, regardless influential.  My main problem with this advice was that it was unprompted.  I did not ask, “What do you think about writing as a career?”  In fact, I didn’t even mention the fact that I was hopeful I could do something with my writing.  It was just a quick bomb dropped on my insecure [Read More…]