Most people—you and me and that woman making your latte and that man turning down your bed—we want the same thing. We want to taste beauty so potent it transforms us.
My migration across the country fifteen years ago was a pivotal point in my life. It constituted a great leap toward dreams I'd held since I was a little girl--and the beginning of my Cavalier Career. For all the gifts of that move (and they have been countless) it also brought chaos. This week, my essay … Continue reading Storm-Chasing & Peace-Seeking
Mentors, teachers, inspirations: they make my world go ’round. It’s not everyday you find a person chasing their dreams fully and unabashedly. Katie Hamilton Shaffer is a social entrepreneur operating a philanthropic lifestyle brand in Napa called Feast it Forward. I was lucky enough to sit down over breakfast with her recently for an interview. Afterward, I shared her story in this piece … Continue reading Feast it Forward
Since summertime, I've been sharing tales of trailer life in Sonoma wine country via Grape Collective, an online wine magazine with quality, sometimes quirky content. I'm thrilled that my story is finding a wider audience. You'll find those posts here. Meanwhile, I'll keep adding updates here at Cavalier Career.
"You either walk inside your story and own it or you stand outside your story and hustle for your worthiness." ~Brene Brown * "Applause, applause, applause." ~Iona, Pretty in Pink In eighth grade, I strolled into the Laura Ashley boutique at Crabtree Valley Mall and plucked up a flat-brimmed straw sailor hat with a black band. I envisioned … Continue reading Owning It