One of the earliest lessons I learned when I was a Little Beast was that you can’t call everyone your friend. I mean, you can if you want, but it’s a bad idea. Know why? A friend is someone who meets your personal standard of friendship.
Everyone, absolutely everyone, has a past.
I received a phone call informing me that we have guests coming for lunch because– surprise! –they’re in town!
Ah, the fine line between affection and codependency!
Bitchie Bitchie Bitchie — I love pretty dresses and shoes and jewelry, but whenever I put them on I feel like I’m playing dress up or that they look wrong on me, like I’m trying[…]