Why being a Bettie is the best thing EVER.
A LITTLE HISTORY: The Brown Betties® emerged in 2004 out of a casting call in LA that read something like:Continue Reading
Be like me, but not.
I’m a writer because of my mom. She gave me my first journal and she is the one that told me to write stories. However, more than once, my aunts have mentioned with a weighted undertone, “Your mother is the real writer in the family.”
Why being transparent matters.
I just like to be transparent for people because transparency helps us all stay a little more present; helps to give ourselves a little more grace, and hopefully provides that lifeline to hold onto when you feel like giving up.
How to Find the Love of it All
If you are feeling alone and/or curmudgey today, honor and acknowledge that feeling and then pivot your feelings to something else. Go find some love.
How to Act as If You Already Are
Goal Setters, Dreamers & Visionaries: Go for what you want. …this stuff we see others doing doesn’t happen over night and it takes investment of time, energy, desire and money. I am here to show and tell you that you can do it, too! Just be mentally prepared!
How to have a Messy and Imperfect Thanksgiving
This “holiday” of gratitude has a way of making you feel bad, like you ain’t got nothin’. No money to buy a stupid turkey. No family to go have a Hallmark dinner with. No friends who like you enough to invite you over. This day, and many holidays, while set up to be inclusive, are actually super exclusive. I don’t like that and the reason I don’t like that is because I don’t want others to feel bad. If this is you this year, don’t spiral.
The Last of the Summer Whine.
I join you from our dining room table, where to my right, I look out our large picture window whereContinue Reading
Writing About What I Can’t Write About
I haven’t been able to write my blog lately. It is really eating me up. I put it on myContinue Reading
Why Writing is Hard
Writing is hard. And you know why? Because writing isn’t just about putting pen to paper. It’s about a wholeContinue Reading