April is National Poetry Month. Confession #1: I love poetry Confession #2: I don’t always understand poetry. Here’s the thing. I absolutely adore how beautiful words look and sound when they are in the form of a poem. There is an eloquence and sophistication to poetry that is rare among other forms of writing. I … More Poetry: The beauty behind the words
So, I made a commitment to myself last year to really try and be proactive about learning new things. … More Take a Risk. Ride the Horse.
I have been on a mad hunt for the past, well, 15 years or so, for pants. I’m 6’1 and have never been able to find pants that are: 1. affordable 2. long enough 3. look good on my body type. I have tried all of the “tall sections” of stores and it seems that … More The Holy Grail of Pants (for tall girls)
I was having coffee with a friend a few weeks ago when I stumbled upon one of the biggest aha moments that I’ve had in a long time. This friend is a brilliant author. His words encapsulate the reader making each page feel like there is a bit of magic sprinkled throughout the paper. There … More Writing Our Stories Into Existence
On this International Day of Women, I wanted to highlight those that have made an undeniable impact on my life and my journey to become someone who the world takes note of. I believe that strength, though innately acquired, is truly learned from those who posses a revered position in someones’ life. This strength, … More The Women That Raised Me
That night, I chose to embrace the small town life. I may not always love it and it may drive me crazy sometimes, but it has awakened my soul. … More Love Letter to a Small Town
“All great changes are preceded by chaos” -Deepak Chopra If you know me, you know that my life tends to be a bit chaotic sometimes. I guess I’m what you would call a Type B personality. For me, life tends to include dishes in the sink at night, clothes thrown about the room and paintbrushes … More Life Amongst the Chaos