Feel Fierce

About Past Nights

This is my first real ‘behind-the-process’ post. Bear with me as I grow because vulnerability in public spaces is an adjustment. Until now most of my career has been in intelligence and ghost writing. Two industries decidedly good at keeping secrets. I am almost three years out of the service and two months out of […]

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Art of Beauty

Nature & Beauty — The Great Escape

Humans find things beautiful that require specific interest. A creek is beautiful to anyone that is thirsty. True beauty is going to the same creek to admire it, with a bottle of fresh cold water in tow. It is interest in witnessing the natural beauty of the creek that brings you there, not thirst. That […]

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Wilde Review

2019 Book Reviews Coming!

Reading is one of my passions. There is absolutely no better way to learn about the world than through books, literature, and words. I am convinced. Of course, as a writer, I am also kind of a suspect source for such input. 😂  2019 Reading Challenge — 75 Books — Sharing 27 of those titles […]

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Art of Beauty

Beauty Manifest

Beauty can affect us in an unlimited variety of ways… The key is that it can never be viewed indifferently. Beauty demands to be noticed. It speaks to us directly, like the voice of an intimate friend. If you are indifferent to all beauty, (as in nothing makes you NOTICE, nothing makes you look twice, […]

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Art of Beauty

Beauty or Booty?

The term beauty is loosely applied to whatever we like. We probably each have it as a heavy part of our vocabularies and deeply imbedded in our psyches. At first glance it sounds simple enough, intuitive even. But in reality, it is a very complex topic. Beauty is never absolute. It has taken on various […]

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(cup) CAKE or BUST

Third post in and I’m already struggling with writer’s block. Lol. If you have ever written for any class ever in your life then you know the feeling. Its kind of like an inbetweeness when you can’t quite get your thoughts and the pen to connect. That is the exact feeling of inbetweeness I have […]

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Challenge Accepted: Handrolled Pasta

I challenged myself to try new things in the kitchen and the time is now. [Skip directly to recipe: Handrolled Pasta Recipe or keep reading for my first time experience making this recipe and my grade!] I decided to leap for the stars. Well, not really. My husband requested shrimp alfredo for his birthday. I really enjoy […]

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