Category Archives: Personal Reflections

SWLC 2016 – Joy

Every year I choose a word of the year. It is something I want to manifest in my life that year. This year’s word is JOY. I definitely found it at SWLC this year. I have been hibernating for a year and a half now. Healing. Taking time to just be. My year-end reflection resulted

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A Year

In 2008, I met this guy who made me smile and laugh. Then he made me talk and open up. He crawled into places I’ve never let another soul and he dug out the cobwebs. He took a sledgehammer and destroyed the fortress I had spent decades building, knocking it down brick by brick. He

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Letting things go

I have been thinking a lot lately about the idea of integrity in Leather. Integrity is defined as “adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.” And yet, I often see behavior that doesn’t seem to hold with this definition. I have experienced it directly, on one recent occasion from someone I’ve

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