Starving for more.

In times of personal grief, I search for inspiration from any outlet, be it close sources such as family and friends or media, like the glitz of the clichéd underdog Hollywood stories or powerfully written novels.  But, what if, in times of struggle and sorrow, you look all around you only to find no inspiration … Continue reading

Free falling.

Lately I’ve been tired.  My eyes don’t just have bags under them; they have the entire line of the 2011 Louis Vuitton resort luggage collection stacked beneath them.  I’ve been catching up on sleep and trying to incorporate healthier foods into my daily diet, so why I am so tired, you ask? I think too … Continue reading

On my own two happy feet.

Last week something happened that I undoubtedly thought would throw me into a tailspin of depression accompanied with a side of anger… biggie-sized.  I was sure I would begin a rant on this blog, titled “Dear Mr. Anonymous,” that would tell Mr. Not-So-Anonymous how it should’ve been me.  I should’ve been the one proudly donning … Continue reading

And we all fall down.

Over the weekend, two close friends and I jumped in a Mustang and took off.  Destination: Canada, Windsorto be exact.  While some single women may be intimidated by the thought of falling into the dreaded third wheel zone, travelling with this couple was a blast and sans cutesy, awkward couples-only moments.  After toasting to champagne, … Continue reading

The Solid Truth

“Yet what keeps me from dissolving right now into a complete fairy-tale shimmer is this solid truth, a truth which has veritably built my bones over the last few years—I was not rescued by a prince; I was the administrator of my own rescue.” (–Elizabeth Gilbert) (Photo courtesy of Tumblr)

V-Day is ‘Me-Day’

For all the amazing women out there, plant your own garden and be your own Valentine “Comes the Dawn” Veronica A. Shoffstall After a while you learn the subtle difference Between holding a hand and chaining a soul, and you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning, and company doesn’t mean security, and you begin to … Continue reading