It doesn’t matter how old you are! Children, teens and adults, want heroes, someone to look up to. Many heroes have had challenges. Some of the challenges are physical while others may be mental or emotional. Since this month is Autism Awareness Month, I chose to focus on heroes who have/had challenges but overcame them […]
“We are put on this Earth to learn a lesson so we can evolve.”
I had asked my long-time friend and college bestie to participate in my Wonderful Women series. It didn’t take Suzanne long to get back with me, but she didn’t want me to write about the many incredible things she has done […]
Phyllis, Libby and Mark are very close and devoted to their mother, Beth (short for Elizabeth). Beth grew up in Jackson, Mississippi. At the age of 88, she has seen and lived through many of the changes in the United States. If you think about it, 88 years ago, many households didn’t have indoor bathrooms […]
Jos-Madelaine Standing aka known to simply go by “Jo” is a born and raised Virginian. As a teenager accepted into a world renown school in New York City she lived in multiple major U.S. cities before moving to Canada for nearly ten years where she studied both the creative and fine arts at Universities, Colleges and […]
I grew up in Utah. Got married shortly after graduating high school took one semester of college, and then quit when asked by new husband at that time to stop going and spend the time with him.
Challenges I overcame proved to myself I could do it
The first hurdle was starting the company. The […]
Captures the photographic memories of a lifetime.
Sandra lives in Houston, Texas. She owns her own photographic studio, It’s Your Turn Photography. Although I have yet to meet her in person, we have been participating in a professional photographers group that my uncle, Geof got me into “Fortbenders Photographers”. Sandra’s photographic work is very inspiring, […]
I was born in Santa Ana, California. I am the second of four children and the only girl. My family moved to Tucson, Arizona at the end of 4th grade and this is where my most formative years took place. I was always super outgoing, super busy and super involved. I was a cheerleader for 5 years, cheering every […]
I was probably very challenging to raise.
When I was a little girl, the only purpose my dolls served were for scale for the buildings I built for them. As the oldest child of a large family, I learned to be very practical and problem solving, for good–or not. Early on I started winning art […]
Life started with difficulties
Born at 24 weeks and not breathing upon delivery started life with difficulties. The most lasting of all of them, the lack of oxygen caused my Cerebral Palsy. At the time my parents didn’t know what was wrong with me, they just knew that I wasn’t behaving physically like a typical […]
I was born in Arizona and moved to Utah when I was seven-years-old. I am currently going to BYU to get my degree in Theatre Media Arts, Theatre Art Studies with an emphasis in costume design. I come from a wonderful family and I am the youngest of my three brothers.
Challenge you overcame and/or […]