Everyday we tell a story. Our tall tales weave exciting plot points with long awaited resolutions. They fuel ambition, incite mystery, and radiate love. Life’s drama is often messy, but can be absolutely beautiful. In those moments we find out who we really are. I am a storyteller. I illustrate life's narratives through words and... Continue Reading →
Some people just have that “it factor.” It’s hard to describe, but you know it when you see it. They are captivating, inspiring, and unforgettable. They take your breath away, while giving you life. Family and friends recently descended upon Salisbury, North Carolina to celebrate one such individual, the fabulous Jacqueline Kennedy. Celebrating her 50th... Continue Reading →
Short Story Inspired By: “Crucify” Artist: Tori Amos She hops past me onto the elevator. I inhale sharply, my eyes tearing up. I have to tell her. “I’m so glad it’s Friday,” she says gleefully. I look up into her big brown eyes. She wears a wide smile, a knee-length yellow dress, and brown sandals. Her... Continue Reading →
Short Story Inspired By: “For A Dream” Artist: Tracy Chapman A large yellow house sits off the road. The paint is a faded — beaten by rain and time. A large porch wraps the front of the home. Potted flowers clutter the entryway. Some hang while others cover the steps at the front of the... Continue Reading →
Short Story Inspired By: “Lost Stars” Artist: Adam Levine, Maroon 5 A busy bar downtown shelters a small crowd from a consistent shower outdoors. Twenty-somethings gather in a corner on the far side of the room shooting pool and laughing loudly. A frail woman with pale skin and bright blue eyes is at a small... Continue Reading →
My first short film is entitled, Waiting for Jo. It tells the story of a young girl anxiously awaiting the arrival of her father. The little girl is played by my niece, Amaya Zarai.