Owning it

I have an anxiety disorder.  I believe I’ve had it since I was born.  My mother has one.  My grandmother appears to have one.  I get it honest. Mine is hampered by ADD and hyper sensitivity (I’m an HSP- hyper sensitive person in technical speak).  Other gifts from my father and mother, respectively.  They contribute […]

2015 in Detail

I’ve been reading my favorite bloggers dissect their past year this week and it got me inspired to do the same.  I always look forward at New Years, which is a good thing, but sometimes I wonder if I need to digest what has already happened so I can go forth with more focus and […]

Neither World

You read it right- Neither World (not netherworld- close, but not quite).  This is an update on my recent post about being a Third Culture Kid.  I’m finally reading the book by the same name (David C. Pollack & Ruth E. Van Reken) and am already having revelations the first page in. First, the book […]


As a military brat, it was hard to find an identity.  I had my passions, but who I was in a geographic sense was unclear.  This phenomenon is called “Third Culture Kids”.  It’s basically the premise that military children don’t have connections to a particular culture or heritage because they grow up in a kind of […]

The Un-Glamorous Life

As I was reading a magazine yesterday, and then again when I read my favorite blog this morning, I was struck with an overwhelming sense of failure.  Yes, I have a good life.  Yes, I am blessed in many, many ways. However, as everyone knows, we are inundated with images all day.  Especially now that […]