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Obama v. Romney & Voter Apathy (Mine)

I got last minute tickets to see Obama at Colorado State University. Which was an awesome stroke of luck. I saw a sitting president. Not only a sitting president, but Barack Obama, the first black president. Awesome. Great. He was speaking…
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Change My Life: The "Mistake" of Motherhood

The Feminine Mistake Several years ago my Between the Covers Book Club read The Feminine Mistake, by Leslie Bennetts. This was an intense discussion between women who had made a variety of choices for a variety of reasons, who were…
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Bigots are Screwed in this 2012 Election

What I like best about our choices during this election is that it taps into a lot of people's prejudices and people who have them are screwed either way. I know many Baptists and Evangelicals are probably freaking out and stomping their…
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Law of Attraction & Relationships: Get a Happy Divorce

On Monday we got a divorce. While waiting, my minutes-away-from-being-not-my-husband and I sat peacefully and amicably on the back row and watched one father talk about "reunification" therapy (not allowed to see his kids without third-party…
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Body Forgiveness

So you know, I'm getting a divorce and my husband and I were living in the same house for four months during this proceeding, because basically he cut me off financially and we had not decided who would keep the house. He also cut me off my…
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Law of Attraction & Money: The Divorce I Always Wanted

I am living Happily Ever After. And getting divorced. People keep insisting to me that "divorce is hard." So far, (we've been separated but living together since Jan, and living separately since the beginning of May), in my experience…
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Law of Attraction & Money: Coupon Chief Living

  We live frugally. It's not some vow of poverty we've taken or anything, but my parents were raised by Depression-Era Mormons. It's a way of life passed down generationally. We're frugal so we don't go without. We buy food in bulk,…
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Law of Attraction & Money: The Jig is Up Standardized Testers

  The whole state just finished their Standardized Tests. If you're a parent you know that the entire school year has been hijacked by making sure kids pass these tests. It's legislation called No Child Left Behind and was the major…
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Women Invented Language, Equal Pay is Stupid & Smart Women Don't Run for Office

Women Invented Language You know how "they" always say that women weren't allowed to be literate until like the 1800's or something ridiculous like that? Well that's just stupid. One only has to compare the verbal and written communication…
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Politics of Growth

I find it so irritating when pundits declare a candidate "a waffler," claiming that they lack a moral compass or they stand for nothing if they have had the good sense to change their mind about something in the last 30 years. I call…
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Soul Path: Shit Skinny Girls Deal With

Since I had the babies and have been on a journey to get back to my optimal weight by improving my lifestyle, learning to love exercise and eating consciously and intuitively I've learned a lot about my body. Since getting a thyroid condition…
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Create a Vision Board: Start Dreaming, 2012 is Whispering to You

2011 is quickly becoming a wisp of the past  . . . time to pull out your 2011 Dream Board and see what miracles major and minor happened for you and celebrate them. There's still a few weeks to knock out a few goals if you hurry! Last…