Shonda Rhimes is a literary hero. Everything she writes turns to gold, and above the undeniable talent, there seems to be an awesome and inspiring woman. Her video, 'My Year of Saying Yes to Everything' is moving, and thought-provoking and seems like an admirable, if not slightly daunting task.  She decided to say yes to... Continue Reading →

27 things to do, before I am 27

A wise woman once said........ Well, I tried to find what she said about success and passion, but it was only on page five of Goodreads that I found an applicable quote from a woman on the subject. Note, this is not a lack of brilliant and informative insights by women on success, more a... Continue Reading →

The Gift of Failure.

"Under certain circumstances failing, losing, forgetting, unmaking, undoing, unbecoming, not knowing may in fact offer more creative, more cooperative, more surprising ways of being in the world even as it forces us to face the dark side of life, love and libido" – Judith Halberstam, The Queer Art of Failure.  Recently the term failure has... Continue Reading →

Finding our magic in the squiggly bits

I dread conversations with 'adults' these days. I use the term loosely - since by all intents and purposes I suppose I am chronologically an adult myself - but I don't really feel like one. I am truly terrified at the prospect of making monumental, life-altering decisions. Maybe no one feels entirely okay with this and... Continue Reading →

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