The Independent Woman

  Dear Independent Women, I have been like the rest of any number of woman across the nation, bouncin’ along in my nearly paid off car, headed to my nearly paid off house, letting my independence scream through my speakers at all who dared to look my way.  If any questioning, threat of questioning, or … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Brings Thoughts of Romance

Dear Uncle Sam, On this very important day in history there are so many things people are celebrating and so many ways people will celebrate. On this beloved day many are swept away with the love and honor and recognition they have for their country and for the many men and women who have paved … Continue reading

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Is Love Ever Really Lost?

Dear Heartbreak, It’s amazing how easily I could dismiss the love that was lost as not meant to be but the heartbreak that continues to cling on seems inevitable. For some odd reason it was so easy to accept that the love just wasn’t what I thought the love was and even easier to accept … Continue reading

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I Don’t Hate You but I Don’t Love You

Dear Heartache, There is this moment in a break up when we feel as if we are caught between two polar opposites. I don’t love you anymore but I don’t hate you, despite how many times I may have said this to you over the course of our long good-bye. Love is a Choice brought … Continue reading

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Wait a Minute! I used to be a Capricorn!

Dear Zodiac #13, Welcome to the family. I deeply apologize that no one can seem to pronounce your name and everyone that has now switched from their old zodiac sign to Ophiuchus have simply been calling it the New Sign with a Greek Name. Cute. Astrology is such an interesting thing and I remember years … Continue reading

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Unbearable Lightness

Dear Portia de Rossi, I picked up your book, put it down and have picked it up again several times which is quite unusual for me. I’m a voracious reader and always looking for a new book to read so the majority of the time when someone recommends a book to me I’m just so … Continue reading

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30 Years Later

Dear God, Thank you for bringing me into this world. It has been an amazing 30 year journey and I look forward to all that the next 30 will bring and the 30 after that. My favorite story is the one my Godmother tells me each year and this year has been no different. 30 … Continue reading

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A Romantic’s First Date

Dear Romance, Every now and then I let myself daydream a little and my true romantic nature comes out. As you know, I am a romantic by heart but a realist by nature so sometimes it feels good to daydream. Today I let my mind wander and I created the perfect first date to go … Continue reading

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Things We Give Away

Dear Salvation Army, I’m just like any other New York Diva who has too much stuff and not enough closet space to hold it all in. Every year I do spring cleaning which is a refreshing opportunity to give away those things I don’t need and begin filling my closet with all new things that … Continue reading

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Lydia Caesar’s Masterpiece

Dear Friends of Sunny, I haven’t done a post this personal and this reflective in awhile but I opened three emails this morning that touched, moved and inspired me in a way that brought to light in a major way the impact the people in my life have on me as an individual. The first … Continue reading

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