Embrace the Awkward

First let me tell you that I’m a very awkward person. When Chef Comte and I started dating, all I could think about was how awkward I was. I didn’t know how to date someone as cool as he. The first time I saw him, he walked into the room and everyone yelled, “Scott Comte!” […]

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I Am Blameworthy for My Own Laziness

Which word do you like better: Accountability or blameworthy? Think about it. Then get back to me. I have goals. You have goals too, right? The goals we have, we want to accomplish them. We set them for a reason. Maybe your goal is to finish the basement or to get that promotion or finish […]

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Writing Is Painful, But Rewarding

Writing is easy. Just sit in front of a typewriter, open up a vein and bleed it out drop by drop. Red Smith (or, if you argue Ernest Hemingway or Paul Gallico, here’s some interesting reading) Point: Writing is dang hard! It hurts. Not physically, of course. I don’t feel like someone is literally hitting […]

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I Can Be and Do Anything

We tell kids they can be and do anything. They are the makers of their selves, their dreams, their futures. Do you remember hearing this when you were young? Teachers, parents, other adults tried to instill this concept in our minds. And I think we believed them. I did. But then… we grew up. Somewhere […]

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Who Am I to Write a Blog?

Really. I mean that title 98%. Who am I to write a blog? Who am I to try to be an author? Who am I to put my thoughts out there, in the cyberverse, print, social media, etc.? I struggle with these thoughts every… dang… day. Why am I sharing this? I don’t know. I […]

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I Am Strong

When I was maybe seven, I lifted the corner of a heavy two-drawer chest and said, “Look at me! I’m strong!”  I was taught to be physically strong growing up. My mom has always been a hard worker and I watched as she just got things done. She didn’t always wait for my dad to […]

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Absolutely Random, Ep. 1

Remember last month when I decided to try something new with a video called, “What’s Up, Sara?” Yeah, I didn’t like it. So I’m trying something new again. I call it…  That’s right, “Absolutely Random,” ’cause, I’m random. And the video is random. ‘Cause I don’t know what it will really be each month. It’s […]

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