I have admired such a wide variety of women throughout my life that I do not always consciously think of all of them, particularly the ones I have admired since I was a little girl. I was reminded of my admiration for Penny Marshall when I read of her death yesterday. I never remember a… Continue reading My #WCW – Penny Marshall
In the 1980's, there were few images more iconic than Tina Turner strutting down the street in her music video for “What’s Love Got To Do With It.” She was the picture of confidence. This moment was her comeback. She walked away from her divorce from her abusive husband with nothing more than her name. She… Continue reading My #WCW, Tina Turner
(Yes, I still have this magazine after all these years.) How important is it to have people in media that remind you of yourself? As a teenager, this was more vital to me than I realized. If you remember the fashion of the mid to late 1990’s, the very thin body was in. It was… Continue reading My #WCW – Jennifer Lopez
I am going to try out a new kind of post discussing my #WCW (Woman Crush Wednesday - a woman crush is one of my heroes or a person I admire). When I was 11 years old, I was a girl without a hero. For a portion of an autobiographical essay I had to write,… Continue reading My #WCW – Maya Angelou
Continuing the theme from my last post, I strongly encourage people to be themselves and build your life as you would like it to be. I came across this quote yesterday from Viola Davis that really spoke to me because for the first time I am living my life as I feel I should live… Continue reading Live Your Own Life
Photo Credit: iStock.com/jakkapan21 Today would be the 91st birthday of one of my favorite actresses, Marilyn Monroe. To me, she is beyond a sex symbol. She is the very picture of vulnerability. She can make you feel her distress in dramas such as Don't Bother to Knock and The Misfits. She will also make you giggle and smile… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Marilyn Monroe!