The Lengths I’ll Go to Try to Impress You (& be of service)

I like to brag. And every now and them I’m a cowgirl who’s all hat and no cattle. But I did something I didn’t think I could do in the video below, see if you can do it with me!

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The #1 Killer of Married Sex

“You can’t just run off to Sri Lanka, spending your days filming a documentary on the knitwear sweat factories while visiting opium dens in the evening.”

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Inspiration From a Teacher With My Daughter When an “Active Shooter” Terrorized UCLA

“As we sat together in silence, I called each of your names, and in the quiet of that room, where the tension was still thick with not knowing, I wanted to say your names over and over again.”

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Blown Sideways: The Day I Left Jack Kerouac

“I’d also leave my aged Beauty Rest mattress. A forensics team would find remnants of the married actor who showed up to rehearse a scene from “Two For the See-Saw” going commando under his sweats …

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He Answered the Door With a Gun

What happened in the hot tub stays in the hot tub. Let’s just say I did not lose my virginity there, but the Kraken had been unleashed …

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5 Steps to Handling Difficult People

While going through my divorce, my therapist said to me “if he was like this while you were married, why do you expect him to be different now?” …

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How to Build Your Brand in 6 Minutes!

“Your Real Self + Your Alter Ego = Your Brand.

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Talking To Kids About Pornography (7 Bullet Points)

“Pornography is affecting young boys’ brains, turning them into misogynistic aggressors who might objectify and assault girls in the course of what they consider to be ‘normal’ sexual practices.”

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“I See You’ve Made a New Friend”

These are the things I remember about the Gone Boy. Hazel eyes. Slippery black hair. Fluidity of motion. Chipped front teeth. Velvety skin. A goofy laugh. A whipsmart brain …

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The Most Interesting Woman in the World!

“When I was pregnant, I was living in Guatemala city, carrying a glock 9mm (with a 32 round magazine) in my purse …

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The Shocking Truth about Women in Lingerie over 50 (Photos)

HuffPo 50 took photographs of 11 women ranging in age from 48-67 in their lingerie then asked them how do they feel sexy today as opposed to in their twenties …

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Blog Break: I’m Writing a Book (Beware Asshats)

“The reason a woman over 50 posts photos of herself in lingerie on social media and her blog is that she’s fishing for compliments …

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Danielle, Embracing Beauty Despite Breast Cancer (LYBN)

“I felt a small lump in my breast in February 2014. When I saw my oncologist and all the results were in, I was told that I had Stage-4 metastatic breast cancer …

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I Got Over my Midlife Crisis in Syrian Refugee Camps

“Then something kind of crazy happened. A friend asked me if I’d be willing to volunteer with her in Syrian refugee camps on the island of Lesvos in Greece …

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The Unexpected Way Her Father Humiliated Her

“The other night, I caught you putting your boobs on the table.” “What?” (She saw that?) …

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You’re Never Too Old to Learn New Sex Tricks

“Henry and I had been married for 10 years when I made him meet me for a blind date …

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A Colleary Christmas 2015 (The Back Waxing Edition)

“Okay, I told Henry he could write his part of the letter, because there was a good chance I’d run amuck …

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Volunteering in Syrian Refugee Camps

Excerpt: “Things get real when I’m handed the three-year-old son of the pregnant woman …

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How Syrian Refugees can Trump Donald Trump (hint: a mouse)

“But Sunni and Shia death squads began targeting Iraqis working for the coalition …

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This is What Syrian Refugees Look Like (Slideshow)

Thanks to the Paris terror attacks and the more recent mass shooting in San Bernardino by two Muslims, Syrian refugees are all over the news …

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Syrian Men Become Refugees to Avoid Becoming Terrorists (video)

“The men, ages 20 to 25, were weak from three days without food and water, were soaked to the skin from a treacherous sea crossing from Turkey …

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I Was Told Not to Help Syrian Refugees

My father cursed me. I was departing to volunteer and gather stories in Syrian refugee camps in Lesvos, Greece …

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What I Found in the Syrian Refugee Camps

“I have my own story. One I’ve replayed in my head when dread lodges in my body while I watch the scenes of horror in Paris unfold on TV …

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Jack Nicholson, Jane Fonda, James Dean and Me?

I don’t know what’s happening, but a hole opens in my chest. It’s a vortex that everything dark and broken gets sucked down into …

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5 Things Older Women Know That Young Women Don’t

I was minding my own business, tweezing my eyebrows using a high powered magnifying mirror, capable of lighting up the crevices of your aging face like floodlights used to interrogate Colombian drug kingpins during the Pablo Escobar era, when I saw it.

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