Let’s Go Chasing Waterfalls

That's how the song goes, right? The wild called again this weekend and we answered. While trekking through the woods, my mind wandered, as it often does when my body is occupied. I began thinking of the things that I'm thankful for -- in that moment, in that day, in my life. My health, my … Continue reading Let’s Go Chasing Waterfalls

Why I Don’t Wear Rainbow

It's true: I am an openly gay, married woman, living proudly in the South, and I don't wear rainbow. Not in June or any other month of the year. Why? A reason so simple that it's almost too simple. I can't rock it. It's not representative of my personality or my taste. The majority of … Continue reading Why I Don’t Wear Rainbow

Something T. Swift Told Me Once*

*maybe Have you ever experienced a moment of absolute clarity? When something that should have made sense much sooner suddenly comes sharply into focus. Not long ago, one of these rare certainties popped into my mind: "It's okay to avoid the people who hurt you." To be 1000% honest and transparent, I'm not sure if … Continue reading Something T. Swift Told Me Once*

Harnessing The Power Of Girl Hate

(photo via Mean Girls, an absolutely classic film) Raise your hand if you've ever felt personally victimized by girl-on-girl hate. Now keep your hands up if you've ever been the source of girl-on-girl hate. I can't speak for you, but I'm willing to bet that most of us had our hands in the air for … Continue reading Harnessing The Power Of Girl Hate