It took me a long time to accept that I don’t need outside validation for the feelings I have. My perception of events cause me to a feel a certain way. What was it that ever made me think that those feelings were NOT valid? Probably a long series of gaslighting by others throughout my...... Read More

Counting Down…

Hibernation has started with the onset of freezing temps and more darkness than I can stand. So I’ve started counting down to longer days and warmer months!... Read More

The Difficult Teacher

“This teacher didn’t just congratulate and bow to the conventionally kind and wonderful people; he bowed to and congratulated everyone — even the most difficult. If we know how to benefit from their presence, difficult people might be the kindest spiritual friends of all.” And not just difficult people... but difficult circumstances, relationships, injuries even... situations that challenge us at our core. Make us look... Read More

Proudest Mom Moment

Football banquet today for my baby. I could no be prouder of her, her team, and all of her coaches. PS: Her hair, nails, and makeup for this special occasion by @joy_spasalon Photography by @joysofphotography... Read More

I Finally Recognize Myself

Have I mentioned how much I LOVE my hair? I look in the mirror and feel like I finally recognize myself. I don’t know why I waited so long ... I know ... because society thinks it’s trashy. Or a white girl can’t wear them. Or i would have to cut all my hair off if I didn’t like them. But when you fall in... Read More

If you want it… like really want it.

If you want it... like really want it. Commit to it. Work at it. Get up when you fall. Chase your board down when it flies away. Try again. Fail again. Watch those better than you. Get closer. And fail some more. Adjust. And try one more time. Stare down the thing you’re afraid of... and just go for it with everything you got. Don’t... Read More

Harvest Moon Crystals Workshop

Had the most awesome evening with @ree.defined.fw with a harvest moon crystals class and full moon ceremony.... Read More