A Letter to My Daughter on Her Birthday

Dearest Daughter, Happy 24th Birthday! I hope you enjoy your very special day. I think of you often, my beautiful girl, especially on this day. August has always been a difficult month for me since you were born – not because I regret my decision, because we both know I did the best possible thing ever giving you up. August is always a month for me to assess my life and how far I’ve come. When I received your LinkedIn invite in my email not too long ago, I was…

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musings poetry 

Passion Ignited [poetry]

    My wild heart is Yearning, burning & churning. Locked, loaded. Ready. The struggle is near Its end I can see the light at The end of the tunnel Finally. Goodbye to all the Almosts I’ve had in this life I embrace the ones who want To be. Forward I march With my creative and wild heart Blazing the way The match is lit I’m a firecracker of desire Passion is my middle name Nothing can stop me now  

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Art life musings 

Creative Passion – My Manifesto

“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.” ~ Jack Kerouac     Why, why, oh why, do I insist on trying to mainstream? Why am I trying to be like that, like everyone else? I have tried so many times over the years to be normal and mainstream  – it always felt wrong and uncomfortable. I know I’m not like others – I never have been. I’ve known this since I was a child. I am meant for more. The creative…

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