All posts by Hanssie

The One Who Was Too Sweet

“I have a guy I really want you to meet. He’s tall, handsome, in the right age range and HE MAKES CHOCOLATE FOR A LIVING.” My friends text me the most random things sometimes. “I showed him your picture and he would like to have your number.” And so it began. I woke up from… Read More



I’m in Miami, B*tch!

Last month, I was sent to spend a few days to live it up work my butt off in Miami. My task was to try out a new camera and some lenses that were about to hit the market and so for two and a half days, I was whisked away on a bus with 30 other… Read More


Why Does No One Talk About Perimenopause?

For my gentlemen blog readers, I apologize for the TMI post today. But don’t stop reading. If you have a lady in your life, and she’s around the mid-late thirties range, you might want to read this, so you are armed with some knowledge. For women that are younger than mid-thirties, I’m sorry to have… Read More






Running After Divorce, Running From Life

This weekend, I finished my third half marathon in my hometown race, the Surf City Half Marathon. 17 months ago, I hadn’t run farther than one full mile, and that was more than 20 years ago. I was not (and still am not) a big fan of running. It’s painful; it can get really boring,… Read More


How To Be A More Confident Woman

If you were to take a poll of the most attractive quality in a person, I would bet that in the top 3 would be confidence. There is something appealing about a person that is confident. Now, let me distinguish confidence from arrogance. Arrogance is unattractive. Arrogance is repelling. No one wants to be around… Read More