what makes you vulnerable, makes you beautiful.

"What makes you vulnerable, makes you beautiful."  I heard this line earlier in the week while listening to an online presentation on vulnerability (link here) and had one of those Time Stops moments.  With me writing about this now- days later- it's obvious that this line has been on my mind.  What makes you vulnerable, makes you beautiful.  Do me a … Continue reading what makes you vulnerable, makes you beautiful.

i’ll be honest with you and you’ll be honest with me.

He asked me if I was okay, and after a few minutes of hesitation and one attempt at a lie I wrote back, "No...but I just wanted you to distract me."  This was the truth.  Of course he called me back, even though I really didn't need him to.  He asked what was going on and … Continue reading i’ll be honest with you and you’ll be honest with me.

one more unfinished song

If I run, will you run after me? If I walk,  will you wait patiently? If I fall, will you have sympathy? If I run, if I run, will you run after me? If I Run by The Harters  In the land before blogs there were diaries, or journals as we prefer to call them.  If I was a betting … Continue reading one more unfinished song

even a kiss on new year’s eve isn’t ‘just a kiss’.

Some people say that "it's just a kiss", and as you get older you'll mostly hear "it's only sex" and/or "marriage is just a piece of paper".  Do me a favor: Don't believe these things.  If 'a kiss is just a kiss', then why do you sometimes find yourself with weak knees and butterflies in your stomach?  Explain that, cynics!  … Continue reading even a kiss on new year’s eve isn’t ‘just a kiss’.

if i were a boy…

Girls. You never know what they're going to think. J. D. Salinger On top of everything else that this week has handed me, my longtime friend, Matt, asked me to give my professional female perspective to help him with the girl in his life.  As he downloaded the plot of his girl story, I immediately found myself seeing it oh-so clearly- as … Continue reading if i were a boy…