What I Learned From My Eleven Year Old Niece on My Summer Vacation

Yep. Summer is over for me. I am back in the swing of things with timelines, deadlines and new projects. But this summer my niece Asha got a chance to come stay with me for three weeks without her parents. She is a tenderhearted smart girl who sees the best in everybody. I love her… Read More

It’s Not What’s on the Outside But the Inside that Counts

I have struggled with my weight all my life. Remember that is the first impression of every first encounter. Now I believe I am smart and beautiful, but just not the look of the fashion industry and you don’t know I’m smart until I open my mouth. My weight well that’s a different story. But… Read More

Enjoying the Summer Just Being Creative Myself

This is the first summer in a couple of years where I have the opportunity to just create. No pressure to worry about how to keep the lights on. No worries if my partner is happy. Just being myself and creating my own life has been a very rewarding and eye opening experience. But explaining… Read More

Why Not Me?

Sometimes people ask “Why me?” Often in response to something happening that they didn’t want to happen. But sometimes it’s about the GOOD thing happening. Receiving an unanticipated gift. Meeting just the right person. Getting a great opportunity. The old “It’s too good to be true” feeling tiptoes in and I find myself talking myself… Read More

YOU SHOULDN’T BUY THAT PIECE OF CLOTHING YOU’RE TRYING TO TALK YOURSELF INTO BUYING

I have to admit, bigger clothes are more comfortable.  We have this conversation often between my friends. I was never a person who wore my clothes fitting my body. I felt awkward.   I also felt embarrassed and uneasy.  But sloppy was never the look I was going for when getting dress for a meeting. So… Read More