I've been thinking a lot about strippers recently. Hear me out! I've started pole dancing. My current writing project involves a piece about a stripper. It's a monologue that includes pole dancing and is hopefully going to be performed one day. Not by myself, I might add, as...

{Jawline examples from 2009} The first time I ever heard about plastic surgery was in the early 90's when I found a picture of Dolly Parton in one of my Saturday magazines. I was so fascinated by the picture that I cut it out and...

My niece looks like my brother. Sounds cute but she's actually my sisters daughter. I'm not saying she's currently resembling a nearly 42 year old man but, Tiny, as we like to call her, has the same heavy brow and cheeky smile that our brother...

{clockwise from top left ~ Rupaul~Rupaul's drag race, She's gotta have it, Reni Eddo~ Lodge, Sasha Velour~Rupaul's drag race. Dear White people, Orange is the new black, Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, Underground}   The one good thing that came out of President T**** being elected is that...

I had always loved the idea of a book club but never actually wanted to be a part of one. Theoretically I liked the idea of being a member of a team gathering together to discuss my first true love ~  A good old fashioned...

When it comes to Miley Cyrus' new video for her latest single Wrecking ball I will brazenly steal her lyrics from another tune and say We can’t stop and we won’t stop. Never did I think I would thieve Ms Cyrus' lyrics let along watch one of...

I do like a surprise. A shock. An unexpected turn of events. I like seeing a different and unusual character trait in someone I know or know of. Something I wasn't expecting and makes me see them differently. I can't remember how or why I started following...

I said goodbye to my friend Jez, as he went on his paternity leave, and cheered to myself when I received a text saying he had just become a father to a girl. Even though I was on my own I still punched the air and loudly celebrated...