The Beast

There are women all over the globe walking among the crowds, physically and emotionally battered. Bruises meticulously covered to ensure no one can see through to their pain. The secret is safe, long as the black and blues stay below … Continue reading The Beast

Spotlight on The Cost of Her Jewels

While many AW readers are familiar with the articles about women and motivational pieces I’ve written, you might not all know about other works included in AW’s collection. I wrote The Cost of Her Jewels late in the second half … Continue reading Spotlight on The Cost of Her Jewels

Does Love Blur the Lines Between Sacrifice and Compromise?

How much would you sacrifice for love? The greatest love stories touching our hearts are full of sacrifice. From Mark Antony and Cleopatra to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. This week my attention was drawn to a previously published InStyle … Continue reading Does Love Blur the Lines Between Sacrifice and Compromise?

“The Grape”

The MeToo movement was created to provide support for survivors of sexual violence. The group began to help young minorities living in economically disadvantaged communities deal with this traumatic event. The world took greater notice to the movement about a … Continue reading “The Grape”

Vivir

El Martes tome el día libre del trabajo para pasarlo con mi hija adolecente que no tenia clases. Tomamos ventaja de un día de semana calladito y nos fuimos a un matiné de cine. Fue fácil decidir el tipo de … Continue reading Vivir

Nadie Vive en Cabeza de Nadie Pero Cuantas Vidas Tenemos Que Perder?

Hoy el mundo perdio una madre, hija y esposa.  Fallecio la diseñadora Kate Spade de un aparente suicidio. Nuestra cabeza es un mundo de profundidades que ningun otro puede leer.  Frecuentemente, se nos hace dificil hasta encontrar alguien que pueda … Continue reading Nadie Vive en Cabeza de Nadie Pero Cuantas Vidas Tenemos Que Perder?

How Many More Lives Will Be Lost?

Today the world lost well-known designer Kate Spade to suicide.  The American born Missourian made her brand popular with numerous collections of colorful and youthful handbags.  Her handbags were used by women everywhere helping accessorize our day to evening looks … Continue reading How Many More Lives Will Be Lost?

The Bride Wore Black

The day would arrive when friends and family would witness the evolution of what their relationship had become after 5 years. She wore black unlike brides before her. A meticulously adorned face with jewelry that could not match her exquisite … Continue reading The Bride Wore Black