Forged In Ohio’s Fire

Forged In Ohio’s Fire

"Ohio never asked me to be anything sparkling. She never said I wasn't Good Enough or made me feel like I was trapped. She showed me her deepest, darkest soils. She pounded me with rains that flood my dreams to this day. Ohio gave me hills to wonder about until I scaled them, and rivers to believe were impermeable until I learned to cannon-ball through them. She cradled me in blazing sunsets and pushed me into the world with fires of faith. Ohio never asked me to be anything but as real as the trees that whispered to me from her surface."

Still, Today β€’ An Ode to Aging Lovers

Still, Today β€’ An Ode to Aging Lovers

​An elderly, breaking-down-beautifully couple speaking gently in the waiting room.... Wife is reminding husband of surgeries he's forgotten about... and the doctor they are about to see but that he has also forgotten.... Sweetly reminding him....

What Does It Mean To Be An Arthritic Artist?

What Does It Mean To Be An Arthritic Artist?

Article published in Vibrance Mag Nov. 2015 β€’ 27-year-old arthritic artist shares inspiring lessons and humor from a life of chronic pain and creation obsession