The Devil Doesn’t Always Wear Prada

I just started reading When Life Gives You Lululemons, which is a sort of sequel to The Devil Wears Prada, as it features the character Emily Blunt played in the movie…and hey I just realized Emily Blunt’s character was also named Emily! …No, you’re right. That isn’t an interesting factoid at all so much as a humdrum coincidence. Moving… Continue reading The Devil Doesn’t Always Wear Prada


Remember that awful movie about the man who had a magical remote and could fast forward or rewind his own life? If you don’t remember it, don’t worry. You’re better for it. I certainly feel as though someone’s got a magical remote and is pointing it at me with maniacal schadenfreude. Waiting Fun Fact #1:… Continue reading Waiting

Restless Soul Syndrome or It Doesn’t Have to Be Good

In the last five years, I’ve written five manuscripts…as well as lots of other things. If I’m not actively working on something, I get Restless Soul Syndrome. It’s a lot like Restless Leg Syndrome, but instead of legs, the creepy-crawly-pins-and-needles feeling is deep down in my gut. I’ve suffered from this affliction most of my… Continue reading Restless Soul Syndrome or It Doesn’t Have to Be Good

Yearbooks (and other sources of embarrassment)

I’m embarrassed a good chunk of the time. I embarrass myself on social media sites and out in the world on a regular basis. But not too long ago, I decided to empower myself by owning that embarrassment. Kind of a “You can’t fire me, I quit!” mentality. For example, I recently started sharing the following story:… Continue reading Yearbooks (and other sources of embarrassment)