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YOU FOUND A WAY

Music is my passion, but being an artist has been my identity for most of my life. For my next two posts, I want to share about my personal life, while intertwining it with my current illustrations. Continue reading

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I’M NOT REALLY GONE

This post is dedicated to the memory of my friend, Sandra Blake Callahan. My title is a line of lyrics from my song “In Every Smile.” The music and story surrounding my song can be found at this link: IN EVERY … Continue reading

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NO ORDINARY PRINCESS – PART 4

Suddenly, there was a loud knock at my door. It was my youngest son! I shouted, “DO NOT COME IN!” Continue reading

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WON’T STAY EMPTY

I know some people don’t like metaphorical writing. So here’s a summary of my last Princess story: SHE FINALLY WENT ON A DIET LOL! Continue reading

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NO ORDINARY PRINCESS – PART 1

Seeing myself as a Princess allowed me to write feelings I might not have been able to express in any other way. Unfortunately, there is a dark side to my Princess metaphor – the Dragon. Continue reading

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I’M SOARING FREE

My eyes were closed but I grinned and said, “I guess if I enjoy the experience of being touched then I think I’ll need to get massages more often!” Continue reading

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WITH JOY WHEN I SING

For most of my life, I seldom opened up to share my true feelings with anyone. I was too busy raising my children and surviving grief. Continue reading

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I’M READY – PART 2

When I started my blog, I had no idea where my journey would lead. But there was a moment when everything changed. It began with new song lyrics. My song “The Unknown” was so painful for me that I became physically ill. How was it possible that a song could actually change the direction of my life?
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THERE WAS NOTHING LEFT

I wish I could have inspired people by having persevered in my marriage through so much adversity, but it’s just not possible for me to do that. This might sound like a woman in her 50’s who simply “found herself” and is off gallivanting. But it’s not. It’s about a girl who got married very young, stuck with it through thick and thin, and feels like she deserves more from life. Continue reading

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MEMORIES I TREASURE

I do have a strong attachment to memories. My memories might involve “objects,” but those objects only serve as a way to remind me of memories filled with special people whom I’ve loved. Some of those memories are sad. Currently, I’d like to think that I am creating happier memories. There are many “firsts” in my life, as I am now living on my own at the age of 53 for the first time in my life. Continue reading

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