Sometimes life doesn’t always go as planned. And sometimes Monday Mornings posts don’t get posted until Wednesdays. In the afternoon.
Everyday Essays & Thoughts
So I’ve been thinking . . . about cable, taxes, body image, bombings, media, birthdays, complaining, age-shaming, and BABY GOATS!!!
Today is World Poetry day. Yep, it’s a real thing. In 1999, Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) declared March 21 as World Poetry Day.
So I’ve been thinking . . . about the fact that maybe Donald Trump and ISIS for that matter are actually unifiers. Donald Trump says he is, and I agree with him.
Today is a hard Monday. After the devastating news of the Ankara bombing yesterday, my heart is heavy, my spirit saddened.
So I’ve been thinking . . . about friendships, specifically female friendships. I’m at this point where I’m reevaluating my life, from my career to my relationships.
I went to Turkey for the first time when I was five years old. We spent part of the summer visiting my maternal grandparents in the small town of Kozlu, near the Black Sea. I don’t remember much about that first trip to Turkey, but I remember that I didn’t like the food . . .
I'm blessed to have so many women in my life who inspire me, from my mom to my first-grade teacher to my former boss Robin to Sandra Day O’Connor.
So I’ve been thinking . . . about penis envy. Freud was right. Women do have penis envy. Or at least, I do.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. — Albert Camus