Chapter One – The Cataclysmic Break

Meet Karen Parker, a struggling actress who’s saying goodbye to her dreams of an arts career when a blast from her past shows up at her job at the local library with an opportunity that Karen can’t walk away from.

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I Do and I Don’t – Episode 1

Husbands who can’t be honest, kids who leave you exhausted and a pair of libidos that may not be a match. In this first episode, Cat and Joel talk about staying together for the kids, keeping up intimacy despite the kids and what to do with a new lover who won’t practice making babies.

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Momentum is a Funny Thing

Man, I don’t know about you, but I love this January energy. I feel like I can do everything and anything right now. I’m motivated, I’m exercising regularly, I’m experiencing a creative explosion. I really love this feeling, even if it borders on manic sometimes. How on earth do I make it last? I’m making lists, checking in daily with an actual, physical day-planner type journal, I’m giving myself stars on the calendar for each day I work out, I’m taking note of how I feel when I’m productive. I’m taking vitamins. I’m being conscious about what I eat. I…

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A Snow Fall for a New Decade

There is nothing more peaceful than waking up to discover everything blanketed in fresh snow. My home is a very modest one-bedroom apartment. It’s small, but the best feature is the wall of windows in the main space that overlooks a ravine. I woke up this morning full of words, and then the beauty outside made my heart want to burst. I am starting 2020 full of love.  This tiny apartment is home to three now, and it almost never feels too small. We’re building our life, and waiting for the perfect home to grow into. There’s no rush, and…

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I Have No Idea What I’m Doing

But I finally know what I need. Which feels timely, because I’m in the midst of another immensely challenging moment. I feel a little lost, frankly. It’s funny how life will knock you on your ass with a well-timed round house. Sometimes you need a few of these before you can clear away the stars and canaries and see what you’re supposed to see. I’ve got my fists in front of my face at this point. I thought the best plan for me was to lean on a student loan and get two degrees so I could have the career…

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