"After 25 the only thing you’ll be precocious at is death."

(Perspectives, My Letter to Fear by Patricia Steffy)

Book Review: “The French House”

If you’ve ever had a fantasy about running away to a hidden oasis, you should read The French House by Don Wallace. In fact, if you’ve ever looked at your life, found yourself struggling to do things you don’t really find fulfilling, and wished for a bold escape, you should read this book. The French House is a tale of
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The Comeback

Much to the surprise of everyone around me, though probably even more of a surprise to myself, right after writing Stalling Tactics, I went back to dance class. In fact, I’ve been to three now—only missing one when other commitments and a deadline got in the way. I suppose it isn’t really accurate to say “back” since it is a
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My Evening Out with Flora Nuit

 Every once in a while this blogging life results in a discovery. On June 28th, I discovered Flora Nuit at their pop-up shop launch in Los Angeles, and now my brain is thinking luxury lingerie more than it ever has in the past. I know it’s a little strange because you probably think of me as a t-shirt and sweatpants
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Sex, Love and Commitment (Part 2)

  Part 2 of my interview with April Goodjohn is now live! You can read the second part of the interview here.

Exciting Updates: New Review and Interview!

This week is already off to a pretty great start! First, I did an interview with April Goodjohn for Susie Beaty Green Books. You might remember her name because I reviewed her book, Circle the Date. April has posted the first part of an interview she did with me about sex, love, soulmates and the power of knowing yourself, among other things.
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Date Night Alternatives

Summertime means evenings with warm breezes and light that lingers. To me, it also means enjoying some alternatives to the “dinner and movie” date night. Personally, I love when the summer concerts start. That was true even when I wasn’t dating someone. My friends and I would  head over to Bouchon for happy hour at the cafe/bar area which has
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The Independent Author Network Interview

I did an interview with The Independent Author Network about “My Letter to Fear: Essays on Life, Love and the Search for Prince Charming.”  You can find it here. I’m slowly getting less nervous when I do these things, although I’m not sure how well I’d handle something live– I’m guessing I’d answer all the questions very quietly and from
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