Joan Marie grew up poor. Tucked back behind Birmingham, Alabama, she was raised in a house without indoor plumbing. They had meat for dinner once a month. It was either one of the chickens in the front yard or a … Continue reading The Girl Who Eats Alone
It’s always the same… you’re listening to someone proudly, defiantly, stating, “I have no regrets because my past made me who I am.” And impressed are all of we for having dinner with Edith Piaf (Look her up). But should we be? Continue reading Embracing your “Regerts.” It’s OK.
Life is an incredible thing. Sometimes, we get wrapped up in the wrong part of it and lose sight of how special we really are. Visiting the Mona Lisa reaffirmed how incredible each of our lives really is. You and I are more amazing than any artwork on any wall…anywhere in the world. Continue reading Mona Lisa Owed Me $500… and She Paid Me Back! (Authentic Living)
John Skinner was born a few years shy of the Great Depression. He was eight years old when at the height of America’s economic tragedy, his father fed eggs to strangers who’d taken to the road. “Fry ’em hard, sir” … Continue reading She Buries the Dead (Stories that Nobody Knows)