Category Archives: Memoir

The Motivating Mark of Humiliation

I had a friend who used to be amazed that I could start almost any anecdote with “Back when I was a…” and then interject a career path as far flung from my current one as you could think of… over and over again. It doesn’t really speak well for my ongoing search for career… Read More »

Happy Mother’s Day!

Today’s the day we celebrate the mothers in our lives. The women who birthed us, the matriarchs who raised us, the spouses who provided our own children. It’s a day to be remembered, a day to honor the roughly half the population who did the heavy lifting when it came to populating the species. I… Read More »

Starting Over

Thought I knew my mind like the back of my hand. The gold and the rainbow, but nothing panned out as I planned. They say it’s never too late but you don’t get any younger. I better learn how starve the emptiness and feed the hunger.”   Here I am, back at square one. Last year,… Read More »