8 things your friendly massage therapy intern wants you to know 

In a “previous life”, I was a massage therapist.  I had a license, my own practice, and an insane number of hours of training under my belt. It seems so long ago, because, well, it was.  Thirteen years, to be almost-exact.  So much has happened since then.  Rivers of water under bridges and all that. … More 8 things your friendly massage therapy intern wants you to know 

Beating anxiety (How it feels to start a business)

I’m cold. I’m wrapped in a blanket, even though anyone else would say it’s plenty warm in the room.  I want nothing more than to disappear, to become one with the blankets I’m wrapped up in. I’m quiet. Incapable of saying much.  My brain is far too busy and conflicted for that.  I am petrified, … More Beating anxiety (How it feels to start a business)

(Belated) reflections on the year 2015: last year in review

Since Mercury is retrograde and all that, I’m playing catch-up, and I’m painfully aware that is there a lot of catch-up to play. This post is fashionably embarrassingly late, but hey–better late than never, and stuff. Last year was kind of a continuation of 2014, in some ways.  And in other ways, it wasn’t. I … More (Belated) reflections on the year 2015: last year in review

The Bucket List

When making New Year’s resolutions, especially as a Texan, it’s easy to Think Big and potentially bite off more than you can chew in one year.  It’s also easy to forget just how quickly a single year can pass; poof!–it’s gone before you know it.  But making those resolutions really gets one thinking…about life in … More The Bucket List

Life’s bitter here

I am again walking on eggshells.  From what my counselor said–and didn’t say–to me today, I get the fairly distinct feeling that my father wants to have a Conversation with me.  As usual, there is some Unfinished Business. Also as usual, I want to know what it is.  Not in a Universe-taunting “what next?  Ha-ha” … More Life’s bitter here