“F*%#ing Perfect”

“F*%#ing Perfect”

I recently had a near lifelong friend tell me something I can't shake. You ever have one of those conversations that lingers for days and weeks after they happen?  We'd had a few cocktails and all kinds of truths were coming out. The good, the bad and the ugly.  I relished in all of it, [...]

Four Lessons Learned by a SFT

Four Lessons Learned by a SFT

SFT: Solo Female Traveler.  That's me now...and I love it.  Solo traveling has its ups and downs.  It's not all smiles and beautiful sunsets like you see in the pictures- it is all beautiful though.  Backpacking around the world alone has been the most rewarding, challenging and transformational thing I have ever done.  I am stripped [...]

The Deconstruction of “Pretty”

The Deconstruction of “Pretty”

My roots are showing and so are my freckles. My accessories are either non-existent and/or not matching. My nails are the opposite of “manicured” and my toes…well, let’s not even go there. Just a few months ago, I would not be caught dead looking like this. If I showed up to work with my bare [...]