Burned Beauty is on the move!
My son is 3 years-old and he “gets” it. He understands that burns, scars, or physical differences don’t make a person “bad” or “weird”. It just makes them different. He started noticing my scars when he was about 1 1/2. He would gently run his finger along the dark brown scar on my left cheek and say, “ouchie.” And I’d … Read More
Dear Nicole . . . Dear Nicole, I have contemplated writing you for a while now, but I could never bring myself to do it. I suppose that this letter could either positively impact you or negatively impact you, but I’m hoping that it brings you as much peace as it brings me. I am not writing you out of … Read More
Today I stepped put of my comfort zone and in front of the camera. Published model . . . check! ✔. Today I worked with Halfstack Magazine, Pick-A-Pose Photography and the talented designers of Fermented Fruit to bring readers an Amazonian Post-Apocalyptic look that they’re sure to remember. It was an experience that I won’t soon forget either. Embracing my … Read More
I was honored to be photographed by my friend and former classmate, Laura Lopez, recently. She is extraordinarily talented and is producing a series called Body Love, consisting of photos featuring individuals with scars or a physical feature that they’ve learned to love and embrace over time. The photos will run in Halfstack Magazine’s summer issue. Needless to say, I … Read More
“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” -Joseph Campbell