"Because I want to keep *this* job, and I am figuratively my own boss in most circumstances, I also grant myself the grace that I wish previous employers would have: to believe in myself and trust that I will get the work done one way or another."
Your pet will always depend on you, fully, and that’s honestly a source of the joy they bring to our lives. Someone who always needs you feels so good to care for. We never stop parenting them; they never leave the nest. Despite their aging and intelligence, dogs, in particular, develop about the same mental capacity as a four-year-old. They truly are always children.
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I first had an inkling I wasn’t straight when I was 11 or 12. I was fascinated with certain actresses in a different way than my peers. I had little interest in boys. I remember my first crush — the musical director at my childhood church — and a number of other little odd things … Continue reading How Heartbreak Helped Me Recognize and Process My Internalized Biphobia
Most people who read this and already know me know very well what I'm about to talk about: Czar died on the morning of November 5. And yet, I am going to push forward with my projects as a way to cope and find my new normal.
In September 2019, I wrote about my dog’s current state of health and how it was declining. During the first week of October, after a couple of weeks of moderate decline, he crashed. It was heartbreaking and horrifying. There are so few things that hurt as much as watching a beloved pet suffer and being … Continue reading Stuff No One Tells You About Dying Pets: A Series
Unlike most casting operations, they did actually make good on their word, and within two days reached out and confirmed a booking with me. The call sheet included wardrobe instructions: no patterns, no shorts, sleeves at least ¾ length… and the address of a cheap hotel in North Hollywood.
Wrimo is both a noun and a verb in the Nano world. One *is* a Wrimo, and one *will* Wrimo during November. Here's a quick 101 of what exactly NaNoWriMo is and why I love it!
That's a big statement, I know. But...it's true. Regardless if you believe Michael Jackson is innocent, guilty, have no opinion, or are all of the above, this is the documentary to see. For the superfans among us that are reading this: I'll spare you the hassle--there aren't any bombshells, spoilers, or anything that we don't already know. … Continue reading “Square One” is The Definitive Michael Jackson Accuser Documentary
I have a confession to make. I am that friend. You know the one...always griping on social media about bills, money, trying to sell whatever random shit she can. Constantly stressed to the max about how to get more month out of her paycheck. I know how it looks...I don't care. Mostly. On one hand, it's one … Continue reading When Opportunity Knocks, Which Door Do You Open?