I've said it before, words have power. They can be the difference between the best day of your life and the most devastating moment you've ever experienced. It stands to reason then, that the absence of words will carry the same weight. Don't believe me? Try sitting in the same room as someone that's purposely … Continue reading Speak



I woke up at 3 a.m. in a fit of rage. I had the most disgusting nightmare imaginable. My ex-husband (wow, it feels so good to finally be able to say that) was getting married and he invited my entire family to the wedding. Not only did they all choose to attend, they dragged me … Continue reading [un]fair


You've just finished eating, and your belly is full. Then it strikes. Your nemesis, the sweet tooth, has arrived. You try to ignore it, but the cravings get stronger. You know that just inside of the cupboard there is a stash of your favorite cookies. Now you're in a battle of the will. You try … Continue reading Flesh

Do This

It was a perfect evening. Friends gathered around the table to enjoy a feast and celebrate the holiday. This tightly knit band of brothers had been working together for a few years now. At this point, they had some great stories to tell. The mood was festive. The wine flowed freely, the food was delicious, … Continue reading Do This


A couple days ago I went to watch the sunset on the beach with some friends. The surf was way too rough to get in the water, but it made for some great spectating as there were plenty of guys out on their boards catching the waves. I couldn't help but to see yet another … Continue reading Surf