30 Days of Truth, Day 7

Day 7 — Someone who has made your life worth living for. This is easy. I gave birth to her about nineteen years ago and she is the glue that holds our entire family together. My Little Red. She's her mama's pride and joy, her Grandma's favorite and flames on feet. She's more co-parent than sibling…

30 Days of Truth, Day 1

Day 1 — Something you hate about yourself. Somehow, by some innate failing as a human, I am incapable of taking my clothes off without turning them inside out. I realize this doesn't seem like a big deal... but hear me out. I spend twice as much time turning the laundry right side out, as I…

Power

My mother grew up in Utah and was raised in the epicenter of the obedient female. God-fearing housewives listen to their husbands a little too much in my opinion, but whatever keeps the home fires burning. She knew one thing for certain, and that was that she would never raise a child there. She moved…

Tinder James, The boy who would not go quietly.

Let me preface this by saying that I loathe being ghosted. I think ignoring someone is WORSE than being rude. I prefer my LEAST favorite emoji, to silence. and I hate that shrugging man. I also hate hurting people's feelings. ... .... so ghosting is a convenient way to deal with the unsavory Tinder dudes…

Brenda

It's a beautiful thing when you've raised an incredible person. I made a young woman with twice my sass and a million times the courage. She's fire. She called me tonight and set my ass straight. We were talking and she stopped and said: LR- What are you doing? J- Uh... texting. LR- WHO? J-…