The Problem with Playing Picasso

"When someone shows you who they are, believe them." - Maya Angelou None of us are perfect. Not a single person on this planet is without their flaws; some far bigger, more serious or irreparable than others, but no human being is without sin. How unrealistic would that be to expect that we are? A … Continue reading The Problem with Playing Picasso

Surviving Life 101: Rolling with the Punches (Even the Cheap Shots)

Life is weird. Sometimes it's so unbelievably beautiful. Like, "pinch me, I'm dreaming" amazing. And others it's downright, well, cruel. Kicking-you-hard-when-you're-already-down kind of crappy. And of course, there are all the instances that fall somewhere in between those extremes. I'd be lying if I said the last couple months weren't full of incredible moments. We … Continue reading Surviving Life 101: Rolling with the Punches (Even the Cheap Shots)

My Dogs Are My Kids and That Shouldn’t Offend You

With Mother's Day upon us, I've seen more than my fair share of this argument back and forth across a variety of social media pages, as well as a couple interesting articles making their rounds, too (usually in callous tones); Are pet owners "parents" and can animals be called their "kids"? Should they celebrate Mother's/Father's Day? My personal … Continue reading My Dogs Are My Kids and That Shouldn’t Offend You