Musicians at the big iron in front of the Iron Building on Wall Street downtown Asheville (2005)

The title of this has been borrowed from the title of a Thomas Wolfe novel. Thomas Wolfe was a famous writer from my hometown and current city, Asheville, North Carolina and while it’s been years upon years since I read his book that was published posthumously, I can identify with…

Most people can’t pinpoint the moment in their childhood where their innocence was lost and they had to grow up — let alone down to the hour.

The year 2000 was just plain traumatizing and a never-ending tsunami of happiness, pain, and grief.

Earlier in the year, my biological grandmother abandoned us, and for 13-year-old me, it was sudden and confusing. My family has always lived on the same property in the countryside. One set of grandparent’s…

Today Luke Perry died after he had a massive stroke and was put into a medical coma. When I woke up (at noon) and read the news I uncontrollably started weeping. Out of all the celebrities that have passed away too soon, Luke Perry is the one that truly hit…


Photographer, pseudo-writer, mental health advocate living in a haunted house with her husband and two rescue dogs.

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