My Story for Chico’s, or How to Find a Dress that is Twirl-Worthy

Chico’s gifted me with this outfit, but all opinions in my story are my own. This is my story for Chico’s, and I hope you might see a little bit of yourself in here, too. Here’s the thing about women. We’re beautiful. Whether we’re talking about inner beauty, or outer beauty. And women have a […]


Off the Record Nashville: Fashion, Music, and Feeding the Hungry

This is the story of how I ended up going to the fanciest party I’ve ever been to. It was a fund raiser for Second Harvest of Middle TN, and a live music event, and a fashion show with world-famous designers, and my getting to attend it is due to the generosity of the folks […]


Some Body to Love

I’ve been thinking a lot about the 1960’s lately. It was the decade of my early childhood, of course, but I’ve also been re-visiting the ’60’s in my imagination, lately. First, I recently finished reading The Help, a book about African-American women working as maids in the homes of well-to-do white families in Jackson, Mississippi, […]