As a reader of Liz Gilbert and Glennon Doyle, I've come across Brené Brown's name many times, but I've never read anything by her. In today's girlboss newsletter (you should subscribe if you don't--it's the only newsletter I get that is actually worth getting), I … Continue reading A viewing suggestion: Brené Brown’s Ted Talk on vulnerability
Note: I have not read the book "Big Little Lies." If you have, please don't comment with any spoilers. No buttheads allowed here at Curious Jac. Girl, I am HOOKED on "Big Little Lies." After the first episode, I wasn't so sure--would I really like … Continue reading Who’s the murderer/murdered in ‘Big Little Lies’???
Last week, I may or may not have marked my calendar with the start dates of every fall show I watch. Because, apparently, I am obsessed with television. OK, it’s not a clinical obsession. But over the years, storytelling on TV has gotten so dang … Continue reading My favorite TV shows, or: How I realized I might be a TV junkie
I'm going to talk about the season 5 finale of "Game of Thrones." If you haven't seen it and don't want to know what happened, might I suggest you look at puppies instead? If you have seen it, and have read ahead in the books, … Continue reading A theory about the Game of Thrones end game
I'm taking another prompt from Journaling Sage over on Instagram: List 30 things you want to do before your next birthday. My next birthday is less than two months away. It definitely puts some parameters on my list of 30 things to do, making them … Continue reading 30 things to do before my next birthday. Which is in two months.
Last night, I slept for crap. I watched #SNL40 until 11:30 p.m. (Fallon and Sanz, love) and went to bed. Around 12:45 a.m., I migrated to the couch because, sometimes, a change of scenery helps me sleep. But not last night. At 1:30 a.m., I … Continue reading Three ways to nourish my soul tonight
I've always heard that we marry our parents. It's why children of abuse often find themselves with abusive spouses, why those of impossible-to-please moms or dads find spouses who never find them worthy. " ... (O)ur earliest relationships ... not only influence how we are … Continue reading How ‘The Walking Dead’ made me realize I’d married my dad, but only a little