It’s a Lie

Real Conversation: Them: That’s the lie talking, you know? Me: What’s the lie? Them: That you aren’t good enough. That you don’t deserve everything you do. Me: I’m listening to it less. Them: Don’t listen to the lie at all;...

Why Did I Write a Memoir?

Why did I do it, you ask? I am approximately two months into my book publication, and there is one question that I am asked time and time again: Why did you feel the need to write about your past when it seems like you are doing just find now?  My answer is always...

My First EVER Art Exhibit

So, I created a bucket list a little over a year ago. On this list, included many things that I wanted to achieve, but never have, due to low confidence, etc. On this list I noted, in the top 10, that I wanted to have an art show. My town, Harrisonburg, VA, is full of...

Speaking Up

We expected MAYBE 8 audience members for our lunth-time June 30th talk at Massanutten Regional Library. However, as the time grew closer to 1pm, the numbers increased to 35! It was clear–these people all wanted to hear what it’s like to share a personal...

Shifter

–shift·er I was a particular girl for 30 years; pegged with the hidden tongue, told that my confidence must nap near the door, alongside the ignored fattening dog. Words were saved up over the years now glued into a backbone; it shifts into shape when I need to be...