My conversation with Joan Rivers

It has taken me almost 5 years to write this story about my conversation with Joan Rivers. Every time I started to write the story, I felt overwhelmingly sad. Joan Rivers died unexpectedly on September 4th, 2014 from complications during surgery. I was heartbroken,...

The Epidemic of Online Verbal Abuse

The other day, a woman called me a ” Dumb Bitch”. She didn’t say it to my face…She posted it online in response to something I wrote. I find it pathetic how easy is has become to hide behind a keyboard and type despicable things to strangers....

Age Discrimination In The World Of Skincare

I wrote away to a few skincare companies whose sponsored ads appeared on Facebook. Each of these companies claimed they were the best on the market. I gave them my background, including my age, and offered to review their products in exchange for samples. I shared...

The Royal Wedding 2018

Credit..Instar Images. Billions of people around the world tuned in to watch the latest Royal Wedding. I thought it was absolutely magnificent and like a scene out of a Hallmark Movie. Yes, I watch those movies. I was disappointed that within minutes social media was...

The Siblings

Carter works in the service industry and attends college. His smile lights up a room and I just assumed his manners came from a great upbringing. He is marrying his lovely girlfriend in a few weeks and was excited to share about their honeymoon plans and the fact that...