Grief, Absence, and Loss

“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. I am not afraid, but the sensation is like being afraid. The same fluttering in the stomach, the same restlessness, the yawning. I keep on swallowing. At other times it feels like being mildly drunk, or concussed. There is a sort of invisible blanket…

Vacation in North Carolina

Last week, my husband and I had the opportunity to travel to Asheville, North Carolina, for a long weekend in the mountains. We hiked. We swam. We climbed waterfalls. We drank craft beer. It was a great trip! Below are some of my favorite pictures from our adventures:   I definitely wish we would have…

When Do We Address #GunLaws?

I support any American’s decision to practice their right to bear arms based on the constitution as it is currently written. Go for it. I choose not to, but that is mainly because I’m klutzy and would likely cause more injury to myself than I would a potential attacker. I’m not a fan of guns,…

The Terrorist Attack in Orlando, Florida

An act of terrorism has two goals: 1.) To harm as many as possible; 2.) To create fear. Step one is complete. The harm has been committed; at least 50 people are dead, and more than 50 are injured, making this the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. History. I refuse to let the terrorists accomplish…

The Jet Set

I’ve been MIA for the last few weeks on this blog (and my dieting blog, Memoirs of a Yo Yo Dieter), but it’s for a good reason: I’ve been hired on as a producer for the TV show, The Jet Set! It feels so good to be producing again! And I’m thrilled to work with…