Trading my Measuring Stick for a Selfie Stick; on not Comparing Myself to Others and Appreciating my own Beauty Instead

The purposefully ugly photo is my favorite photo. I try to force as many chins as possible under my smile that’s slowly turning into a grimace because I’m about to sprain my neck from creating all the chins. Silly photos are one of my great joys in life. Confession One: funny is my shield. Ugly [...]

How Living My Life With a Narrow Focus Has Actually Broadened My Understanding; My Yearly Themes

The older I get the more I try to be purposeful and intentional. I need a reason for doing, thinking, or saying something. A few years ago, I decided to implement a would-be annual theme for my reading life. Something like a word or idea to focus on throughout the year and to find books [...]