Why “thanks” to Duran Duran

In Evolving to Grace my first dedication is to “DD”- Duran Duran. I wrote briefly in EtG about how I used to listen to their music, dreaming of going on tour with them, photographing them. “MTV had just aired a few years earlier, and punk and New Wave music trends were happening across the country, and […]

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My lowest point in my life.

In Evolving to Grace, read about how Grace overcame challenges and heartbreak to find enlightenment, compassion, hope and love. Now available at: Amazon, B&N, IBookstore, Vroman’s, & BookSoup

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A message from me to you

From Me to You, I first started this book twenty years ago after an incident I’d had with my pimp in Hollywood who had worked the streets for ten years before moving the business in-house. It was the night that I first saw how off track my life had veered and I was scared. I […]

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Evolving to Grace available in stores now!

Looking for a X-Mas gift for the book lover in your life? Local to L.A.? You can now find Evolving to Grace in stores at BookSoup in West Hollywood and Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena. Get your copy soon! Quantities limited! #inspire #hope #memoir #book #xmasgift

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In honor of Suicide Prevention Month – I know depression too well

excerpt from Evolving to Grace… By the eighth grade, I would lock myself up in my room for hours, scarring my wrists over and over again with safety pins, not looking for attention but to overpower the pain I was going through. I had even tried strangling myself with a belt, but I couldn’t get […]

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What remains after…

What remains after the butterfly has gone. What remains is sorrow—that I won’t have one last kiss. What remains is loneliness—that I won’t have one last embrace. What remains is bitterness—that you had to leave me so soon. What remains is guilt—that I wasn’t there for you in the end. What remains is disbelief—that you’re […]

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I matter

I’m just another writer, turned author, who hopes to be good enough that someone will like her book, her story. Many that know me may not know this about me and could never imagine the roads I’ve traveled. I was born into a family, at least from one side, that was very privileged. My grandfather […]

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excerpt – evolving to grace

During our lives, we had received tender touches by my mom at times; all us girls would jump in her bed and have her scratch our backs. We’d have a balance of humor from our dad and actual interaction, like when he’d play with us in the ocean or like that one time we all […]

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