Winter Wonderland…

Originally posted on 365daysofthrift:
I woke up this morning to the sound of two children outside my window- making snow angels at 7a.  I had been eagerly awaiting the snowstorm all night- checking the weather far to often- hoping the cold rain would end and the magical snow would start as soon as possible.  Sometime…

#liveauthentic

   I put on make up today  to take a selfie I’m starting to look better in my living room Than I do in real life I wrote this poem using Siri while driving on the freeway In my car I’m playing my favorite song The melody made me feel full  like I was in … More #liveauthentic

Body Image: Stop Blaming the Media, It Starts With You…

I want to communicate about something I’ve been thinking about a lot recently- I see so much written about the influence of the media upon female body image- but I feel there is another far more destructive force at work- which is the culture we have created ourselves. I have heard so many women in … More Body Image: Stop Blaming the Media, It Starts With You…

Queen Antonite

If you travel past the sun and light-years back in time through whispers of a past so haunting it chills you, you will meet a queen.  She was a great beauty, tall enough to look upon many worlds, yet not so large that she could not understand the hearts of those she lead and served.  … More Queen Antonite

Bathrobe Revamp: The Tattered Housewife Dress and the story it told me…

Once Upon a time I had this bathrobe… And I cut it here and there… You could say it took a trip…to a whole new life… And sometimes my dresses tell me stories… Here is the story this dress told me… Veronica had come from a small town in the southern Midwest… The name isn’t … More Bathrobe Revamp: The Tattered Housewife Dress and the story it told me…

‘Merica

You know, I could have created ten million adorable patriotic outfits and makeup looks and manicures to post up on the Fourth of July, but I got to thinking- the fourth isn’t all about how good I can look in the colors if our flag- it’s a celebration of freedom and diversity and the lovely … More ‘Merica

Wolverine Heart

I’ve got a Wolverine Heart- you know- that crazy metal alloy adamantium shit, bursting out of my hands, razor sharp and bleeding every time… Warrior heart- runs out screaming into the battlefield of life- open and huge, chronically naive, loving things it shouldn’t love, too big, too brave, all in, all the time, so excited, … More Wolverine Heart