~Taken by the Wind~

(A Journey of a Leap of Faith)


Stratejoy Essay. Life. On Your Own Terms.  We were in lush northern Vermont. All 26 members of my family crammed into various bedrooms, nooks and crannies. Plenty of board games … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · 5 Comments

Life. On Your Own Terms.

The question of what to be when I grew up came back to haunt me when I actually became a grown up; one who was still living just as I had in my first years in New York and didn’t see the situation improving. The novelty of living as an actor, hand to mouth, in apartments where rain came in through the ceiling light was long gone. Life was defined by how to pay the bills while attending as many auditions as I could. The refrain “something has to change” was growing louder.

February 28, 2012 · 9 Comments

Librarians to the Rescue.

My Pastor hands me an envelope which has his home address written on it in pencil. It is addressed to “The girl going to Thailand” in a shaky hand. There … Continue reading

February 18, 2012 · 9 Comments

Everything Still

The band at the jazz lab in Oklahoma breaks into a great rendition of “Dock of the Bay” and it takes me back, instantly, to so many different moments in … Continue reading

February 7, 2012 · 2 Comments


Via isolatedinsanity  and Project Unbreakable

February 1, 2012 · 1 Comment