I can’t give you anything, but…


I do not deal well with death/illness/suffering. For someone who always seems to know what to say, when it comes to this, I am at a loss.

I am certain that is so because Continue reading


The Obligatory Thanksgiving Post :)

I know this is a “Hallmark Holiday.”  and *whooop-dee-dooo* today of all days in the year you will NOW be “thankful.” Give yourself a big ol’ pat on the back. That said, if only for ONE day people stop and appreciate something, ANYTHING in their life, I consider it well worth the commercialization.  Continue reading

I used to be a Serial Monogamist.

I used to be a serial monogamist (i.e. going from one long-term relationship to the next). 

People see how amazing I am (supercilious assumptions and connotations aside) and inevitably they ask “Why are you single?”

I used to respond “I have poor judgment.”

Now, when asked “Why are you single?” I respond “My judgment has improved.”

Letter to: Mr. Duplicity

Hey Beautiful People!

Many times, friends reach out to me for advice.  I’m asked “What would you do in this situation?” or “What would you say to this person?”  To that end, I’m starting a “Dear Dani” segment where I either address the situation or draft a letter addressing the situation. The advice seeker can then use this information however they see fit (letter, email, in person, etc).

So let me give you the Q&D (Quick and Dirty) on today’s situation:

Dear Dani,

I met this guy and we had an instant connection.  The chemistry was off the charts.  Because of this connection, we kinda hooked up on the first night, which it so not like me and he claimed he wasn’t after that. I kind of gave in Continue reading