Different looking.

A friend of mine posted about how women are still valued for looks over their talent and skills, how homely women are expected to no embrace our looks but to follow the rules of making ourselves more like the beauty standard.   I am not pretty or beautiful. My mirror isn’t busted, I can see […]


I have resolutions for 2018. I never do these, but here we go.   Be more positive. Look at things from the side of happiness. For too many years I have let depression steal my joy.   Ignore the haters. I work in a job where some people are pretty damn awful to me. It […]

Learning to live normally

Weight loss content. If not interested, move on, please.     I just baked six varieties of cookies including my absolute favorites chocolate chip.   I ate a clementine instead of cookies.   I haven’t weighed myself recently, but I feel fantastic. Seriously, I feel better than I have in 10 or more years.   […]


Colonial Beach Elementary School held its annual winter concert last week. Second, fourth, fifth grade and the concert band and chorus performed. Just a couple shots of the adorable kiddos.