Former ghost-writer and blogger for some of the best, now writing my own stories with my own name.
Sealed With a Kiss
The wind howled around her as she adjusted her grip on the ticking device, counting down the moments left until she could return home.
A Great Success vs. Greatly Successful
Having worked in the fashion industry for years, one of the core values of our company was to "do more with less..."; this gave opportunities for lots of cross-training and my interest surrounded work on the opposite side of the lens moving forward. From Betsy Johnson to Tommy Hilfigure, I was given tasks to capture clothes in new ways, thinking outside of the perverbial box.
Ghosts of Fitness Past
I don’t talk about my upbringing (the hard parts) often. We didn’t know most people had plumbing, running water, or that folks didn’t hang blankets in doorways and windows to keep drafts out of the warmest room. We lived on what food came from the garden, eggs from the chickens, and the cheapest foods from Save-A-Lot (ramen, Vienna sausages, powdered milk, and canned foods). My husband looks at me like I’m crazy because to this day, eating cold veggies or beans directly from the can is my preference, but we only had a kerosene heater to heat food sometimes, and I didn’t like waiting or holding a hot tin can in my hand.
Embers Instead of Christmas Lights
The Melvin & the Chipmunks tape was playing while my two brothers, sister, and I ran around the living room with our favorite hen (yes a real chicken inside) named Hanna watching over us like a chaperone.