Tag Archives: Tarnished Southern Belle

A Peek Behind the Curtain


I was invited to be a part of this blog tour by Kayce Hughlett, a dear friend, colleague,  client and author.  Her 2012 non-fiction book, As I Lay Pondering: daily invitations to live a transformed life, is a lyrical and lucid treasure that invites readers to new awakenings throughout the year. Currently, knee-deep in the publication […]

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Break Your Optional Rules


In the not-so-distant past, I believed that in order to be loved and to belong in my social world, I needed to twist and contort myself into what people expected me to be. I wore the right clothes (ones that were seasonal and neutral).  I drove the right car in the 90’s (a 4-Door Oldsmobile […]

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Origins of a Tarnished Southern Belle


As I mentioned earlier this year, we humans learn from the stories of others.  Before the written word was accessible, we passed down our stories by singing and speaking them.  Human history is recorded because people need to tell stories and people need to hear them  time and again. Other people’s stories can provide us […]

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