Must Reads

I read year round, but there’s an undeniable itch to dive into a pile of books at the start of summer. Why I want to read more in summer than any other time of the year is something I have contemplated. There are other times in the year I think of great reading opportunities. For […]


It’s Not Goodbye…

November 15, 2012

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Some people enter our lives at precisely the right moment to make a significant impact. Tracey Gaughran-Perez is one of those people for me; she has been an inspiration from the moment I discovered her blog, Sweetney. Tracey’s ability to serve as a muse of sorts didn’t just have to do with her incredible gift […]


Naked Girl in the Jungle

September 25, 2012

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Naked Girl in a Dress is about rediscovering life and love at any age. My little home on the internet focuses on my aim to live free, happy, and uninhibited following my divorce. Writing here, and living more authentically, has led me on an exciting journey; it’s been a rewarding, enriching life these last four […]


Last week I wrote a piece focusing on storybooks and relationships, complaining essential lessons about love are not in these books. I then discovered a storybook last weekend that does teach a wonderful lesson to children. A lesson I just learned at 43. Two special little girls in my life have a book called Claire […]


¬†Today is the big day. It’s the day I have been waiting patiently for since The Bloggess wrote on her blog she had a book deal. Today The Bloggess’ book is available for sale:¬† Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: (A Mostly True Memoir). But this day is even more exciting because I have an exclusive […]


At some point in the separation and divorce process I started to search for answers. Not about the past, but about my future. I wanted to feel ready and capable to be in a loving relationship. I wasn’t sure I would remarry or that I would find a partner to spend the rest of my […]