Free is always cheap

When I entered the ninth grade, I was in another new town and my seventh new school. Madonna was the most popular performer on the radio and like many other teen girls, I admired her gutsiness. She was everything I wasn’t but wished I was — bold, daring, brazen, and absolutely unapologetic about it. I […]

25 LIFE LESSONS FOR MY SON: Things I Have Learned

(A little context here. I have been an emotional wreck for the past month as my “baby” finished his last year of high school. He’s officially a graduate. I wrote these for him as he ventures from the security of his parent’s nest out into the world of things I cannot protect him from. Like […]