5. reckoning with the creative path

Let’s talk about fairy tales. Happily ever afters. Fulfilled destinies. Good winning over evil. Let’s talk about dreams. Let’s talk about choosing a dream over something more secure and easily definable. And then, let’s talk about struggle. Let’s talk about hard work. Let’s talk about uncertainty and failure and falling off the horse because your…

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what’s your want? : a guide to princess power songs

What was your favorite song as a child? If you’re a Millennial like me, there’s a good chance it was found on a Disney soundtrack. And to this day, when you hear that song or see that movie, you’re taken back. You love that song. It’s in your blood. But chances are, you don’t see…

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back to the frontier

Please note, if you’ve been keeping up with my story, today’s post picks up where “I am a Ball” left off. We took a slight detour with the talismans the other day, and honestly, last week already feels like it happened a month ago, so if you need a refresher, I hope you’ll take a…

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ten years

It’s been exactly 10 years since we graduated high school. 10 years since the only thing we knew to look forward to was the future. 9 1/2 years since we learned that going off to college isn’t always as carefree, easy, and breezy as it might have seemed in the movies. You see, right there,…

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