Body Image: A Lite* Rant

*Lite rants contain less than 30% of the intensity of regular, full-blown rants. I’ve been thinking a lot about body image over the last few months.  Specifically, I’ve been thinking about how comfortable I am in my own skin these days, perhaps for the first time in my life, and so it follows that I’ve […]

Random Acts of Kindness: A Rant

I’m having a little trouble with one of my goals because, apparently, I’m too “kind.”  Yes, “kind” in quotations because some people, I’ve discovered, have a skewed sense of the meaning of the word. Let me back up.  I was inspired by an Aunt to set a goal of completing 12 random acts of kindness […]

Dead Zucchinis: A Rant

  I know I’m not a real gardener because I wasn’t checking the weather enough to know that it might frost overnight and kill my zucchinis. My poor zucchinis. If I were a real gardener, I would have been keeping an eye on the overnight temperatures for weeks prior, like my mother-in-law does every year […]