Ode to Valentine’s Day

I wrote this several years ago for an "I Hate Valentine's Day" themed poetry night.  In a dive bar on some back street of Nashville, TN, I presented a crowd of strangers with the poem below. I brought the house down. It was a glorious moment. Woke up this morning and was inspired to share it with … Continue reading Ode to Valentine’s Day

Day 26 – Things you would say to an ex

Things I would say to some of my exes: Remember that little pipe cleaner heart you gave me in the fourth grade?  I still have that. I'm very glad you're in a long, happy marriage with the girl you were cheating on me with. I'm so sorry you freaked out and joined the military after we … Continue reading Day 26 – Things you would say to an ex

Day 11 – Your current relationship. (Part One)

Uuuuuuuuuuuuuh. Well . . . I just posted three blogs about my recent wedding.  So I'm guessing that counts as my current relationship. How about if I tell you about our second date? Sure, the first date was fun, and it almost didn't happen because of a cell phone screw-up . . . OK FINE.  … Continue reading Day 11 – Your current relationship. (Part One)

Imzadi – Or How My Wedding Vows Made Me Cry

So I'm a huge believer/supporter/advocate of the Law of Attraction.  I've used it successfully for some things, and I've struggled with it for other things.  It's a fascinating philosophy, and I firmly believe it has a lot of validity.  There is also scientific basis that the ideology works - although no one really knows how.  … Continue reading Imzadi – Or How My Wedding Vows Made Me Cry

Twilight, The Notebook, and other smooshiness . . . “Soulmates” on the screen

So I graduated with a masters in Media Psychology recently, and I've been trying to figure out what to do with this cool-ass degree in a crap-ass economy.  At the moment, I'm working a temp job as a receptionist.  No seriously - at this EXACT moment.  I'm typing this from work. Yes, I'm allowed to … Continue reading Twilight, The Notebook, and other smooshiness . . . “Soulmates” on the screen