Smart > Pretty

My 3-year-old niece from England recently came to visit Las Vegas with her family. In her brilliant British accent she asked me if I wanted to see her perform a dance to Taylor Swift’s “Shake it off” tune. Heck yeah I wanted to see it! Willow proceeded to do her choreographed dance step by step. […]

It’s Simple Really . . .

Halfway through sixth grade, I moved from conservative Wyoming to my new middle school in edgy Bullhead City, Arizona. Quite a change. In Bullhead, yep that’s the name of the city, the kids used cuss words on the desert playground. I met this girl. Nicole was her name. We became friends. After school, Nicole headed to […]

Uncovered: Body Image

Body image. A topic I’ve never talked or wrote about yet it’s been something I’ve struggled with every single day as long as I can remember. I remember learning to count calories and going on my first diet when I was 10 years old. Yep. Circa 1990, the “low fat food” craze was in full […]