Water Your Own Grass

Opposites attract, the popular saying goes. If that’s true, well, then my husband and I are magnetic forces to one another because I’ve never met another person who is more the opposite of me. In most ways, we are opposite souls; yin and yang. But in other ways (I prefer to think the ones that matter most), we are exact carbon copies of each other. We seem to align perfectly on Continue reading

I’m a Survivor

I’m a survivor, I’m gonna make it
I will survive, keep on survivin’

Clearly, Beyonce and her clique had me in mind when they https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wmc8bQoL-J0churned out that roaring anthem. Women everywhere frayed their dresses and frolicked on the beach while pumping their fists in the air aggressively surviving. That’s how I felt at the bottom of the weekend. Something profound happened to me. I learned that I could live without Continue reading

Me, Myself & I

I’ve always been a hopeless romantic. I probably had my whole life planned out by the age of 12. I thought I would meet my soulmate in my early 20s. We’d have a whirlwind courtship, then marriage and babies would follow- lots of babies (precisely two, possibly three but only if I Continue reading

For Better or For Worse

Marriage is tough in the best of times but in pandemic times? Forget about it! I don’t even have to look at official statistics to confirm it. Just anecdotally I would bet a shiny penny that the rate of divorce is probably at an all-time high.

I believe it was Chris Rock who once Continue reading

Sister, Sister

Did you know there was a day dedicated to celebrating siblings? Yep. April 10th is Siblings Day! Sibling rivalry was abundant in our household growing up. My sisters and I (each with nearly a two-year age gap) had extremely polarizing personalities. At times we were like night and day, hot and cold, oil and water. My older sister was conventional and a rule-follower, a studious learner. My other sister was girly, simple, easygoing, and carefree. And I (middle child) can only be characterized as the Continue reading