May01

Hissy Fit - May 2017

Hissy Fit - May 2017

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of “news” read online. It is the most user-UNfriendly format out there and the most obnoxious. Frankly, I’d rather listen to stupid car dealer ads, screaming, “Lowest prices ever” than try to read an article online. I have to assume I am not the only one tired of the trickery, bombardment and Big Brother-esque tactics of the Internet. Here’s my beef:

May30

Hissy Fit - June 2017

Death Caused by Alcohol: How sobering

Hissy Fit - June 2017

Editors Note: Due to recent tragedies and the profound impact this subject has had on our readers, we've chosen to re-run this feature. Unfortunately, this hits very close to home for many. We hope it will make a difference for you, generating conversations and opening lines of communication with your kids and those you choose to share it with. It is lovingly dedicated to my college friend, Lisa.  
- Originally ran January 2017 -

I sat in the balcony of a beautiful, historical, Lutheran church in downtown Charleston. It was a Friday morning. I peered down to the sea of black, bulging from the pews of the filled sanctuary. It was somber. The overwhelming sound of sniffles wafted through the air, followed by quickly wiped tears. It was the funeral of Carter. He was 22.

May01

Publisher - May 2017

Publisher - May 2017

Last month I promised to tell you all the wonderful things that lightening up entails and how you can do it, too. I asked you to start saying yes to things you love—doing things that bring you joy and fill your spirit is the first way to lighten up. So many of us women are inundated with finding ourselves, losing ourselves, reinventing ourselves, or selling ourselves short, that often times we feel too busy, tired and overwhelmed to say yes to the real things that lift us up and make us feel alive.

May30

Publisher - June 2017

Publisher - June 2017

Every June for the last 11 years, we have featured local men in an article I dreamed up called Men and Their Chairs. I starting thinking about how most men seem to have a special chair—kind of like Archie Bunker, Frasier’s dad or my dad. I wanted to honor men during the month of June because I have met so many wonderful guys who have very cool stories to tell.

Mar31

Hissy Fit - April 2017

Hissy Fit - April 2017

We humans are a funny lot. We are smart (compared to animals) (well, some of us), complex, advanced, emotive, capable-of-learning, top-of-the-food-chain dominators. However, there are some simple theories most of us just can’t seem to absorb into our thick, upright-standing brains.

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