Being a woman

A New Look

I’ve been told that it is common for women who have been married for a month or so to long for a new look most often in the form of a new haircut or maybe chop is the right word. That hair that has been grown out to do the wedding hairdo, just won’t do …

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A New Name

I think I surprised people by whole-heartedly and quickly changing my name to my husband’s last name. At first, I didn’t think twice about it and then I began to wonder why changing your last name or not changing your last name as a woman has become a part of being an independent woman. I …

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Danica Patrick

I was interested to hear Danica’s reaction to her most recent record. She was the first woman to win the Daytona 500 pole. She doesn’t mind the spotlight she says, but she likes the records and reports that put her in line with other racers rather than putting her on show as a woman racer. …

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There’s Hope Yet

Wow. Impossible for me to hold back tears.  [gigya src=”” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” width=”500″ height=”250″>] There’s hope yet in this world. Preach on, Michelle! Preach on! 

Pinterest Ponderings

I can’t say that I’ve caught the wave of Pinterest pandemonium. Maybe it’s the facebook posts repeating so many of the same things found on Pinterest that make me feel like I am already experiencing what it’s like or maybe it’s the suspicion that Pinterest, like Branded, is using woman for marketing research…well, actually it’s not …

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Open Window

Wow the second article in a week that reminds me to be comfortable being different, being me: He said “Stop worrying about what you’re bad at. Focus on what you’re good at and do more of that. Swim downstream. That’s how you become successful. Play to your strengths.” I’ve never forgotten that conversation. It still took …

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What do I say?

I don’t write about the issues surrounding being a woman much…wait actually, I don’t think I ever had. I’m hesitant to even explain why I feel the need to write this now, but here we go. One of my dear friends sent me this article and I so identified with the way she feels like …

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