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Coming Home to Joy

When I tell my friends in Puerto Vallarta that I am returning to Minneapolis, they think I am crazy. “The weather changes here on October...

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47 Trips Around the Sun

One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them. -Virginia...

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Hey Now, Girl

Hey now, girl Don’t clench your fists when you walk down the street Please, just don’t Don’t look down and hide your pretty face...

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Day 90: The Atomic Weight of Guilt

As a child, you lay on your father’s belly while the New York Yankees run bases on a small black and white television in your old...

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FC Media NEW BOOK: The Year of Living Miraculously by Michele Landers

Feminine Collective Media is proud to welcome Michele Landers into the FC Publishing family.  Michele is a Board Certified Life Purpose...

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Being True to Myself the Artistic Way

For as long as I can remember I always felt compelled to unleash my talents to the world. My Grandmother nurtured my artistic talents by...

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Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Defeat – Inspiring Women Everywhere

Immediately following the presidential election, I felt compelled to run for office, and I don’t think that I am necessarily alone in...

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In My Other Life

This entry is part 1 of 12 in the series: January Flashback Originally Published February 2016 Have your ever asked yourself: who would I...

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The Care and Feeding of Mr. Right

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series: January Flashback Originally Published November 2014 Okay let’s face it, we’ve all been sold...

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An Actor’s Journey: “This is THE job. This is the hard part.”

This entry is part 2 of 12 in the series: January Flashback Originally published in October 2014 I am an actress. My parents saved their...

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Men, Rape Culture and Choice

This entry is part 3 of 12 in the series: January Flashback January Flashback Series- Originally published in July 2016 Like the title...

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My Misunderstood Vagina

This entry is part 5 of 12 in the series: January Flashback January Flashback- Originally published January 2015 This is the story of how...

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Why You Should Love Your Big Butt

This entry is part 4 of 12 in the series: January Flashback January Flashback- Originally published January 2015 The other day I found...

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January Flashback: French Savoir with Patrice Bisiot

This entry is part 6 of 12 in the series: January Flashback January Flashback: Originally published on FC, September 2014 As a celebrity...

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January Flashback: The Bone Keeper

This entry is part 7 of 12 in the series: January Flashback January Flashback: Originally published on FC, August 2016 I have cleaned my...

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January Flashback: Craigslist, Sex, and One Woman’s Intuition

This entry is part 8 of 12 in the series: January Flashback January Flashback: Originally published on FC, July 2014 No one is ever ready...

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January Flashback: Sweet Child of Mine

This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series: January Flashback January Flashback: Originally Published May 2015 My darling child, how would...

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January Flashback: The Butterfly Effect

This entry is part 10 of 12 in the series: January Flashback I took a Method Writing class with the well-known Jack Grapes last fall, and I...

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January Flashback: Latina Entrepreneurs – We are Ready to be Heard

This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series: January Flashback You have probably seen them before: Latina professionals depicted as sexy...

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My Mother’s Death

My mother’s death was a shock at first. And then it was a relief. She was diagnosed with bone cancer on March 9, 2012. She died in the...

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Waiting, Waiting

I stood alone in darkness Where there were no stars; No light to see. Where there was no hope; No heart to beat. I found everything broken;...

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Slumber Party with Carrie Fisher

Fucking 6:00 am train, I used to think passing trains were cute, romantic even. Now I only hear the shrill, and screeching nuisance.The...

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve the Latino Way

Christmas is my favorite time of the year. Every year I devote tremendous time and currency (both monetary and emotional) to the planning...

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Presence in Absence

You are an omnipresent cold embrace, that keeps me shivering through the empty nights. You are the dawn of day and the moon, that blinds me...

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On Chapin Street

We sat bare assed and wetting our hunger condensing. In a cloud of Jack Daniels you dealt a final round. Drawing each card slowly from the...

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Psychosomatic

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series: Medical Mayhem Concerning autoimmune conditions: first, describe the pain, then follow the...

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