On Wednesday night I was dealt a pretty awkward hand in life… Picture this: Newly single, you’ve made plans at the last-minute to go out for dinner with a good friend to a swanky restaurant. When you get there the waiter guides you to your table, unaware of the disastrous decision he’s made for your … More When You’re Dealt a Pretty Awkward Hand in Life…
Last night I was lucky enough to attend a benefit for our local School Chaplains. If you are like me and have had very little to do with them, then it would be hard to understand the positive impact and influence these guys have on kids and how important their presence is within our schools. Let … More A Tribute to our School Chaplains
Barn owl by Gwen Harwood tells the story of innocence removed in an instant and the cruel reality of death. The poem starts with an excited naughty child who grabs his father’s gun with the intent to kill an owl that has been using their barn as a safe haven – “I knew my prize … More Gwen Harwood – Barn Owl
I have always had this little obsession with Marilyn Monroe. Her sweetness, her talent, her voice, her drive and her self confidence. When I was younger I wanted to be exactly like her. When I was younger I was told I could never be like her. She was white, blonde, full figured and oozed self-confidence. I … More Being your own Marilyn
Practicing your craft can be difficult with today’s technological distractions. This is how I found a way to nurture my skills. … More Practice your craft everyday!