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The Promise Of Hope

What an amazing inspirational week! Monday April 24th, I appeared on Good Morning Washington to share my story of keeping hope in the face of trauma. Thank you to Poet Taylor, Segment Producer, for allowing me to tell my story of how I survived paralysis from Neurological Lyme Disease and a treadmill accident within months of each other. Thank you to Larry Smith, Anchor,  for the …

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Triumphant Anniversary: Bearing The Scars of Hope

When you look at someone, remember that you have no idea what trials and tribulations they walk through every day. Love them, pray for them and wish them the best always for the very next day you could be walking in their shoes. Today is the 5th anniversary of my treadmill accident…that shattered my face, gave me a concussion, whiplash …

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Lesson Learned

I am writing about a character who teaches but not in the traditional way.  She lives her life by how she views the world and her view is complicated to those around her; yet it is so simple to her. Others observe her with reverence without knowing why.  They just know that she carries a bright light inside of her, and …

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While Creating a Character…

It’s always enjoyable to create a character from beginning to end….especially one that is challenging and pushes the envelope of everything in their life.  This character is very unhappy and suffers from a lack of self esteem. Completely narcissistic, he blames everyone else for his unhappiness and  spends hours searching the internet for something that will make him matter.  He studies websites and products …

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Back to Work at the Ocean Club in Beautiful Cape May

  With the smell of salt air and a sweet breeze blowing, I am happy to be at work.  I feel so blessed to look around and see all the beautiful orange umbrellas that signify that I have arrived. There are so many boats in the ocean that I cannot count them.  It’s 4th of July weekend and the summer …

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Inspiration Comes In Many Colors

My experience in life has taught me to keep my heart and eyes open.  You never know where a connection can be and sometimes it’s where you least expect it. Today I connected with a grammar school classmate.  It took me back to her Grandmother’s kitchen and the warm and friendly hugs of her family.  The smell in the house …

Full Circle

…..After the dust settles…..and people talk about your skills as being in the past, (for example a retired actor) there is probable reflection . “What could I have done better? Was my integrity intact as I followed my dream?”   In fact it should be on both sides, but when there is not…then the interesting facts start to emerge. Conversely what …