straight from my notebook

Below you’ll see words that demanded to fly out of my fingertips after journaling this morning, so…


Purple Potato Water

The water turned purple, and everything dissolved. That's what happened when I tried to make sweet…


Alyssa sitting on a fence

Learning to say what you want

Which is easier for you? Saying what you don't want or saying what you want? If you're like most…


donkey standing near flowers

Don't be a Donkey and Other Tips on Avoiding Fear

Ciao! The day my mom joined us in Italy happened to be the same day as Festa Di Asini—The Donkey…


Stop Stalling and Get Started: Your Permission Slip to Leave Perfection Behind

Stalling... This site had many a name before I decided to go with my name. My wallet wasn't happy…