The Right Thing to Say

On the latest episode of her Happier podcast, Gretchen Rubin asked her readers to come up with things that they’d rather hear than perhaps other things that actually get said.  Since I’ve been complaining about the irrelevant/obvious/condescending/silly things that people say to expecting parents, I figured it would be more Read more…

It Takes One to Tango

There’s a really great interview with Winifred Reilly on The Art of Charm. She’s the author of It Takes One to Tango and she debunks several common myths about successful relationships. Her comments are so good that I’m definitely going to read her book.

Trying to Write

I’ve been mulling over the writing prompt I posted from the other day. I really want to write a story from it and I have a lot of nice threads, but so far I haven’t been able to get them to come together. The last time I wrote a story Read more…

Writing Prompt

I was scrolling through some writing prompts last night and came across this one  on Reddit that I like. You’re a killer dumping your latest victim into the river. Just as you’re about to be done, you spot another person. Doing exactly the same thing. And they’ve just spotted you, Read more…