Family holding hands together

I’ve always felt I had a “complicated” family and upbringing if not just plain nontraditional, difficult and really tough at times. But, the more I learn about others, life itself and the illusions we confuse sometimes as normal or what’s suppose to be, I’m thinking things really may not be so unusual after all and… Read More


Richard and Mildred Loving with their children

Image source – Lovingfilm.com Welcome to my first Wednesday’s Woman for 2013! Some months, it’s a challenge to think of a good subject for my Wednesday’s Woman contribution and even more difficult to write a piece I think that adequately describes them and their accomplishments. This week’s was more personal and as a result, a… Read More


one year blog anniversary tag cloud image

On December 27th of 2011, my first post for this blog went live. After several months of going back and forth in my head, trying to figure out what a blog even was and wondering what would be worse – if no one gave it a glance or if people actually stopped to read what… Read More


Yoga Teacher and activist Seane Corn

Image Source – healthycrush.com Once a month, I have the honor of featuring a woman I find inspiring and amazing for someone just as inspirational and inspiring to me – Kim at Sperk*! Kim has dedicated Wednesday on her blog to women who are positive role models for the world. According to her site: What… Read More


Michelle Obama for the Let's Move initiative

Image from askmissa.com Each month, I choose a woman to celebrate for the wonderful Kim at Sperk* and her Wednesday’s Woman post. Honoring inspirational women, spotlighting their good works and spreading the word has been fun, educational and inspirational to me as well. This month, I’m writing about a wife and mother who has extended… Read More


home page screen shot of DoYouYoga.com

Have you been to DoYouYoga? It’s another one of those sites I fell in love with instantly and another great resource for everything from yoga and meditation to inspiration, health and spirituality. I’m also excited to let you know, I’m honored to be contributing to this amazing site on a monthly basis, starting with this… Read More


woman with her arms raised in happiness, ocean background

Today was huge for me. HUGE! As I’ve gotten more comfortable with this blog, gathered a bit more experience and spent time thinking about personal goals and mapping out where I’d like to go from here, I realized I really want to follow the direction of things I feel passionate about: – Natural health and… Read More


Women for Women International founder, Zainab Salbi

Img source www.time.com I’m so happy to be back at Sperk* for this month’s Wednesday’s Woman post. In case you’re not familiar, Kim at Sperk* has dedicated Wednesday on her blog as a day to honor positive, inspiring women in the world. Today, Zainab Salbi is our featured Wednesday’s Woman. Zainab Salbi is the founder… Read More


2011 CNN Hero Diane Latiker of Kids Off The Block

Image from garycrusader.com Having the opportunity to guest post at Sperk* has really been a gift in so many ways. Discovering and writing about incredible and inspirational women has filled me with happiness and hope. They are a constant reminder in the power of one – that one person can and does make a difference.… Read More


Picture of Taryn Davis

I am so honored, excited and happy to have been asked to make my guest posts a regular, monthly gig for Sperk*! The Wednesday’s Woman posts are ones to educate and inspire by shining a light on women who are positive role models, making a difference in the world. For me, learning and writing about… Read More