Broken Treasures

The other day my sister-in-law posted a picture of my nephew Sam on social media. Now Sam wasn’t always my nephew. He started off as a foster child in my parent’s home some three years ago. Sam spent the first year of his life in their care and I helped

The Art of Dating – Going on Vacation Together

Now you’ve been together for 6 months and your feeling like you want to get a taste of what it might be like to live together, without living together. The closest you’ll ever get to living together before marriage is taking a vacation together. Bring friends and remember boys in

The Art of Dating – The Old Ball and Chain

Have you ever noticed your relationship is only interesting to other people until you get married? Once you finalize your commitment no one cares, they are bored now. Well, maybe there’s a little interest in how the honeymoon was but those people have no lives and are choosing to live

The Art of Dating – Dealing With The Holidays

Speaking of earnings, we haven’t discussed cash flow yet. Up until now, there has been a small amount of monetary value associated with the relationship. It’s hard enough to meet the parents but even more scary to think of actually spending money on this person. I mean, what if you

The Art of Dating – Meeting The Parents

One of the worst feelings in the world is scrutiny. There is nothing worse than being sized up by someone else who has the power to determine your fate. I compare it to a job interview. You sweat profusely, thinking how badly you have to pee. In the end, you

The Art of Dating – Dealing with Single Friends

There was a point in my life I was a bitter single person. Now I have come to realize I am un-dateable. I can hear all you people out there saying, “Cori, you’re amazing! Don’t beat yourself up. You’ll find the right one.” (Someone get me a tissue.) When I

The Art of Dating – Keeping It Interesting

How does one keep it interesting? Well kids, I hate to tell you this, but this is something you’ll have to do your whole life. I mean, take both sets of my grandparents; they had to keep it interesting for fifty years. That’s a long time for those of you

The Art of Dating – What To Do On a Date

What is the best thing to do on a date? Here is a hint: do something active – something conducive to conversation. If you just go to a movie, you might as well say, “Hey I really don’t want to talk to you or get to know you better.” If

The Art of Dating – The First Date

In today’s modern world, one of the most common ways to find a date is hiding behind a computer screen or cell phone letting your semi-truthful profile do all the work for you. The rejection is minimal, not to mention unclear and difficult to sort out. In the end, you’re

The Art of Dating – Flirting

If you’ve followed along the last few weeks, you’re probably thinking, Wow! She’s not so wrong about this dating stuff, maybe we should be best friends. But, I can’t lie; I haven’t been on many real dates and I don’t have any friends. I base my advice purely on observation

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Broken Treasures

The other day my sister-in-law posted a picture of my nephew Sam on social media. Now Sam wasn’t always my

Recent Post

Broken Treasures

The other day my sister-in-law posted a picture of my nephew Sam on social media. Now Sam wasn’t always my nephew. He started off as a foster child in my

Cori Lynn

A native of Phoenix Arizona, Cori was raised in a creative family and had just finished her first novel, when VerticalBlu Film Company approached her to write a screenplay for their film “Convenience”. After being on set, she soon joined the company as an executive producer on the project, and realized the enjoyment of bringing a story to the big screen.