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The End: Reflections on The Burlesque Experience & Life Itself

The End: Reflections on The Burlesque Experience & Life Itself

Eight years ago this summer, a number of events and “chance” meetings and connections and sparks and ideas came together in a combustible, most unplanned, unexpected way, and me and my friend Matt (yeah, the Matt I’ve been engaged to for the last five years!) got this […]

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My Summer of Reinvention & Transformation

My Summer of Reinvention & Transformation

Hey there, friends! It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. And what huge changes my life has been experiencing this summer. You may have noticed and heard some things, I’ve shared some with you already. I’ve been in reinvention mode this summer, allowing life to unfold, practicing surrender, learning […]

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When It’s Time, You Know.

When It's Time, You Know.

Change is hard. Especially big change. Especially when that change will require us to restructure and redesign our entire lives, will demand that we disappoint, inconvenience or confound others. I’m in the midst of such a redesign myself, as we speak. As you might or might not […]

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Resistance: Your Bratty Kid Sister

Resistance: Your Bratty Kid Sister

Here is the plain, strange truth: I’m resistant to pretty much everything. This includes, but is not limited to: things that are good for me, things that I want to do, things that I waited for, things that I chose, things that I planned, things that light […]

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Reality Check

Reality Check

“Vacation was wonderful, but now it’s back to reality.”  “Lately, I just want to escape the real world and curl up with a book, in my jammies with my kitty.” “I’m having a challenge returning to reality after the glitter and glamour of the Burlesque Experience…” I’ve […]

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Have you forgotten? You are a wild one.

  “Underneath it all, we are wild and we know it.” – Reggie Ray, Buddhist scholar From the time you were a little child they’ve been trying to tame you. They told you how to sit, they told you how to behave. They told you what nice […]

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If you’re waiting until you’re “ready”…

If you're waiting until you're "ready"...

I want to tell you today, you will never be ready. There will never be a perfect time. That dream you have, you know the one I’m talking about, has been patient, that longing has persisted, yet there are still so many hurdles, so many shifts, so […]

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Rise and Shine

Rise and Shine

Yesterday was a dark day, for millions of us. Many of us stayed up the night before watching the dreadful reality happen, electoral vote by electoral vote, state by state. Around one in the morning, I finally gave in to exhaustion and went to bed, overcome with […]

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I’ve made a huge decision.

I've made a huge decision.

The word “decide” means, in its barest essence, “to kill.” Think about it: Matricide. Genocide. Suicide. Homocide. In order to choose the powerful decisions that will propel our lives, something else has to die. I’ve made a huge decision, and I want to tell you about it. But […]

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Do the Wild Thing.

Do the Wild Thing.

“Underneath it all, we are wild and we know it.” – Reggie Ray, Buddhist scholar   From the time you were a little child they’ve been trying to tame you. They told you how to sit, they told you how to behave. They told you what nice […]

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