How to Love Your Summer Body

We are in the age of the quarantine. Our gymless bodies have lost msucle and perhaps gained some fat cells. These are normal and healthy responses to a crisis situation, a sign that our bodies are functioning and, really, doing amazing things. We know this on some level. We know, logically, that the best way... Continue Reading →

This New Journey

As I start this new journey of trying to figure out what my life could look like when I blend together all of my fields of study and work, I keep coming back to acting as a starting point. The career-adjective that best describes me is "acting coach". Coaching is the thing I love most... Continue Reading →

Taking Chances (Announcement)

Here at Stage Lights and Dirt Roads we (and by we, I mean I) love a good Celine Dion song. One in particular has been playing in my mind on repeat. The chorus of "Taking Chances" says: "But what do you say to taking chances,What do you say to jumping off the edge?Never knowing if... Continue Reading →

On Returning

Hey, everyone. This is going to be a super informal post. I haven't been on here for almost a year, and I feel like I should explain why. I have been gone, in part, because my other projects have taken a lot of my time. I resolved to publish six books this year, and it... Continue Reading →

Wake Me Up

They say that seasons come and go. Maybe now that's true. Maybe this is just a season, There's hope I can pass through. They say that without rhyme or reason Life can take a turn. "Hold on to your fire, darling." There's nothing left to burn. I wanna sleep right now And wake up when... Continue Reading →


Ah, yes, the American Millennial. Here, you can see you can see her grazing in her natural habitat. Observe as she slumps into the chair and devours a single cup of grapes. Fascinating isn’t it?

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