Archive | May 2014

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You have a choice

I’ve been thinking about Mother’s Day for the past week, or, more specifically, the blog posts about hating it. I don’t understand.  Seriously, of all the Hallmark Holidays to hate, why would you hate  Mother’s Day? “… Mother’s Day celebrates a huge lie about the value of women: that mothers are superior beings, that they […]

There is beauty in the broken

I almost titled this post “I blame my mother”, but then thought better of it. I’m a collector, I always have been; I get it from my parents. Last year, I took a trip to the Lelanau Peninsula with my mom, aunties, and cousins. One day we took a walk on lake Michigan, and in […]

It’s not defeat, it’s just good sense.

Sometimes, I’m a little slow to accept things. Sometimes, I need a smack in the head. Literally. Many months back, I told myself that I was good with an easier pace of exercise. Yoga and longs walks on the beach are a far cry from my history of karate, Krav Maga, and MMA. I love […]