How To Begin Again
The Nashville Diaries

How To Begin Again

I stood at the bottom of a hiking trail, staring at the path ahead of me. While there was still plenty of light in the sky, the canopy of leaves from the trees blocked out most of the light, making the path seem foreboding and dark. I

When the Website Gets a Makeover…
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When the Website Gets a Makeover…

Hey Nomad Grad blog subscribers! The website is currently getting a makeover, and apparently one of the side effects was posting and emailing all of you a bazillion dummy posts last night. (So sorry!)   BUT I hope it got your attention and you’re ready for new

Internal Conflict & Decision Making
After The Crown

Internal Conflict & Decision Making

I drummed my fingers against the table, surveying the break room full of models. Another convention. Another day. I was once again working for another client for another paycheck, counting down the hours until I got to leave my post. I felt no creative drive. No desire

Messages From The Universe
After The Crown

Messages From The Universe

I yawned and stretched my legs out, rolling my ankles carefully so as not to catch the stilettos on the carpet. It had been approximately two hours since arriving to my gig and was still awaiting instructions. This was not atypical. If I’ve learned anything in show

Money Handling Travel Tips
Nomadic Lifestyle Tips

Money Handling Travel Tips

There are a lot of challenges travelers run into when visiting a new locale. Besides acclimating to new surroundings, culture, food, and possibly a new language, we also have to find out the hard way whether or not our money handling decisions were, in fact, the right

Jewel On A Plane
The Nashville Diaries

Jewel On A Plane

Jordan sat with me while we waited to board our flight to Nashville. “I have this sense of peace I haven’t known in quite awhile,” I chattered, unaware that I’d probably been talking for a good ten minutes. “I’m addicted and obsessed but I think it’s a

A Novel Idea
After The Crown

A Novel Idea

Before I left for Nashville I had a strange urge… One that I, sadly, often fight. I wanted to READ something. Much like traveling, I feel like reading is an integral part of self-growth. But I don’t do nearly as much of it as I should. For

Lessons Learned In Lightning Storms
After The Crown

Lessons Learned In Lightning Storms

It’s amazing what comes to light when you think you’re going to die. Yeah, I know what you’re thinking. I hear your skeptical voices. But you weren’t THERE, okay? And before you judge, let me explain my crazy. I was house sitting out in Red Rock Canyon