My love letter to General Leia Organa Solo: I am a 35 year old geek who happens to be female. Star Wars has been around my entire life (and then some obviously), and I’ve been a huge fan of Star Wars — especially Princess Leia — since I was a kid. I remember being enamored […]
Mother’s Day is Tough.
Unpopular opinion time — I don’t like Mother’s Day. Actually, if I’m being honest, I don’t really like any holidays. I feel like my generation — “xennials”, “old millennials”, whatever you want to call us — more often than not, the more I talk about this subject, the more I hear the same thing. I […]
“Just” is a dangerous word.
You are not “just” anything. You are so much more. Purple Teacup Blogger’s Retreat I attended a blogging retreat almost 2 weeks ago. My blogging mentor Hope arranged the retreat (NOT a conference!), where 25 (amazing, powerful, interesting, insert other inspiring adjectives here) women came together for a weekend of blogging, networking, and self care. […]
Dear Celia, You’ve been gone for 18 years. Over half of my life. There have been so many times over the past 18 years that I wish I could talk to you in person. Instead, I can only talk to you inside my head and heart. So many things have happened, and I wish that […]