“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.’’ – Mark Twain
We all have some pet peeves when it comes to observing or interacting with others. Those words, quirks or behaviors that evoke a feeling of slight irritation. Heck, I am confident that I harbor just as many as the other guy and when it comes to some of them, I definitely annoy myself.
These pet peeves may include little things that are synonymous with nails on a chalkboard, or an itch we can’t scratch.
Most likely it’s something minor in nature, like a driver not using his directional or a woman incessantly chewing on her hair. Someone who doesn’t say please, or thank you. Someone who snaps her gum or cracks his knuckles.
Ironically, these little quirks become major annoyances. Their habits become our pet peeves and we take note of those behaviors in everyone we see. Continue reading “That’s above my pay grade.”
Each day I choose a quote to embark upon the day and yesterday’s quote of the day is one that has stuck with me.
“I’m a human, and I’m multidimensional. If I was the perfect form of anything, I’d be boring. If I was a free spirit all the time, I would be boring; I would lack depth. If I was dark and enigmatic all the time, then I would lack relatability.” – Halsey
When I choose quotes, I do so with intention, always. It’s not just something to post. It’s something that spoke to me or provoked thought, thus I like to pass it on in the hopes that the same will happen for you. Continue reading “3 Tips to Being Genuinely You.”
“It is one thing to be strong but it is quite another to be strong and understand that any issues or obstacles can be tackled with more confidence when you have someone by your side. It doesn’t have to be someone that does anything in a direct way to help you, it can be as simple as lending you an attentive ear so that you can talk through your current issues.” – Byron Pulsifer
“The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.” – Hasidic Proverb
“Flowers don’t worry about how they’re going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful.” – Jim Carrey
“Don’t you ever let a soul in the world tell you that you can’t be exactly who you are.” – Lady Gaga
“They were comfortable in their own skin. Size and looks didn’t matter. They felt beautiful—and they presented themselves to the world as beautiful.”
I channeled every drag queen I’ve known and reminded myself that they live for the very things that we take for granted.
Having recently stumbled across an old movie featuring Patrick Swayze and Wesley Snipes as drag queens, I’ve found myself thinking about women – and men who like to be women.Continue reading “To Wong Foo.”