NOTE: OPI is a prestigious brand of nail polish featured in many salons worldwide. The OPI Nail Polish mystique has been built on naming their seasonal lines (spring, summer, fall, holiday) with quirky, fantastical puns based on whatever their theme happens to be, geographical or other. Here’s a few examples from their discontinued colors: Viking … More Dear OPI: How About Color-Names that Reflect Real Women’s Lives?
Ten years ago, I had a young man in my creative writing class named Tommy. He was a bit of a slacker…okay, he was a complete slacker. Clearly, he smoked too much weed. Over the years, Tommy became friends with my oldest son, also a slacker and someone who, at the time, likewise smoked too … More Searching for Truth? Call a Mom
And so, I went into marriage and family putting everyone else above myself. I know I’m not alone here–any woman who adds the job title mother to her already full list of responsibilities is well aware of the sacrifices it entails to raise children.
And yet, after a lifetime of doing so, I began to feel like I didn’t matter. … More Touched by an Angel?