The Bodyguard: A Movie-to-Musical Masterpiece

I must admit, my expectations for this production were extremely low. Plus most people know that I am a self-proclaimed “Broadway Snob.”

After the torturous debacle known as Ghost-The Musical, my faith in successful adaptations of movies-to-musicals was pretty much obliterated. I made a sweeping generalization that going forward, it’s just a bad idea… and people should just stop doing it.

Then here comes The Bodyguard.

You Have the Audacity!

au·dac·i·ty ôˈdasədē/ noun 1. the willingness to take bold risks. This week, I entered a writing contest.  Not just any writing contest… a travel writing contest.  Why is this earth-shattering news?  Because it’s something I’ve never done. More importantly, it’s something that I never thought I could do.  In the case …

I #DoEpicShit on Medium

Did you know I write on Medium? Well if you didn’t, now you do! It’s one of my favorite places to write AND read! If you’ve never experienced this platform, you are missing out on some amazing storytelling! Medium recently rolled out a new feature on their mobile app called …

Adventures in Nicaragua (a series)

My recent trip to Costa Rica included a detour to San Carlos, Nicaragua.  Detour? Yes, detour because it wasn’t on the original itinerary. We were supposed to go on a night hike through the frog forest (or something like that).  Night. Hike. Costa Rican jungle.  Night.  Um… NO was the …

How Do I Love Me?

At the Blogalicious conference this past November, one of their sponsors issued all attendees a challenge.  Love Always YJE is a fashion brand focused on sparking a movement that encourages people to spread and give love—beginning with self.  They asked us to write love letters.  To others.  To ourselves.  We …