Five Minute Friday: Cherish

I don't know why we hang on to things like hair. Don't get me wrong, I love the way long hair looks on a lot of people. In fact, I've been wearing my hair various lengths of "long" for the last eleven years. But it takes work. It takes a certain level of commitment that … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Cherish

Define your beauty

The Victoria's Secret bag lay unopened on my bed. It was full of bathing suit options for our two upcoming summer trips, both of which involved beaches and water.  I didn't dare try on suits in the store, under the watch of a perky twenty-something-year-old that will lie and say, "Oh, that looks great on … Continue reading Define your beauty

Weighting for change

"It’s time for a change in outward appearance, be it a character, yourself, or someone in your life. In 500 words or less, write about a makeover of your choice (hair, clothes, makeup, facial hair for the menfolk), fictional or memoir/creative non-fiction. Let’s think about how physical appearance changes can affect the inner landscape."   … Continue reading Weighting for change

Alternate Breathing

This post was inspired by Red Writing Hood. Red Writing Hood is a writing meme. It can be fiction or non-fiction and the word limit is 600. This writing prompt is sponsored by The Red Dress Club. The topic this week was physical beauty. Alternate Breathing She is wrapped in a towel before practice, waiting patiently … Continue reading Alternate Breathing