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Photo by Melissa Mullen Photography

Photo by Melissa Mullen Photography


I write kick-ass sassy and direct pieces about relationships, life lessons, activism, young professionals and women for magazines, websites and anyone looking for a little truth. My work has been featured on Brazen Careerist, iGrad, The Middle Finger Project, MaineToday, Portland Press Herald, The Boston Globe, Current Publishing, and many others.

Additionally, I write a featured blog for Forbes.com and Forbes Women called Shattering Glass.

I also help people figure things out.

Long story short? I approach everything I do as if we are sitting on a park bench with a cup of tea/coffee/hot cocoa staring at the view and talking it out.

I’m the girl that you’ve always known, who says exactly what you are thinking when you are too scared to say it yourself.

Now that we have THAT part done with

¤ I work my ass off to be the change I want to see in the world

¤ I am in the process of writing my own epic life story – and helping other people to do the same

¤ I’m at my best sipping an amber pint or whiskey sidecar with friends watching the Sox/Pats/Celtics/*Insert Kick Ass Sporting Team here* game or curled up with a book in my big leather recliner listening to jazz.

¤ My heart finds it happiest solace in singing and music – but I wasn’t even cool enough in high school to hang out with the other band geeks!

¤ I really love bacon. It should be its own food group

¤ It makes me all warm and fuzzy on the insides of my skin suit when I see someone succeed

¤ I should be the poster child for the INTJ Meyer-Briggs personality type

¤ I adore a challenging sun salutation series, and am always striving to be a more consistent yogi

¤ If you catch me on GChat, chances are our exchange will be laden with obscenities

¤ I believe every problem in the world can be solved with a vicious game of rock, paper, scissors

¤ Mostly, I just like to smile…smilings my favorite

To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children, to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch…

To know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived…THIS is to have succeeded

~ Author Unknown

Want to know more? Check out my post 27 Things You Should Know About Me

About My Website Design:
While my website “design” is the Arthemia Theme, the developing/coding/brilliant WP Ninja and computer skills behind it’s awesomeness lie with my web developer Andrew Norcross. Norcross is also the genius behind my brilliant new header/banner at the top of the page. Seriously, if you are looking for help with your website, hire him. No no…don’t ask me ridiculous questions about if it’s worth it. Just do it. You will be 164% satisfied with the results. Trust.

My banner image and “Ophelia” character were designed by KNK from Moon-Gem.com, who does adorable yet artistic characterizations and cartoon renderings of anything you can imagine. You’ll see more of her stuff round these parts, I love her work! Plus she actually IS a gem to work with.

About My Photos:
Most of the photos I use are royalty-free images from stock photography site Getty Images or a Creative Commons search. Wherever they appear they will be linked to the original photographer. If you would like me to remove any of your royalty-free images from my site, please just let me know. Additionally, most photos of me on this site are done by Melissa Mullen Photography.  Melissa not only put me at ease, she took some beautiful photos which I am proud to display with her watermark.

The Blah-Be-Dee-Blah
This is my personal blog. All opinions written are my own unless stated otherwise and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of my community, clients, and/or employer. Please feel free to contact me regarding any content shared on this blog.

2 Responses to “About”

  1. Catherine says:

    Wow, what a weblog! I mean, you just have a lot guts to go ahead and tell it like it is. Youre what blogging wants, an open minded superhero who isnt afraid to tell it like it is. This is certainly something people should be up on. Very good luck in the future.

    • Thanks! I’m not 100% sure you aren’t a spam comment, but I’ll take it!

      😉

      As for superhero, I hope to come into some other powers besides blunt truths. Like spidey-sense or flying or Martha-Stewart-ism or something.

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