Posts Tagged "Hollywood"

Dreams Can Come True, It Can Happen To You…. 0

Dreams Can Come True, It Can Happen To You….

Posted on Feb 19, 2013

…when you’re young at heart, true. (we all know I will never grow up.) But also when you try, fail, push, kick, scream, laugh, cry, try, and fail again… If there are any of you out there that feel like things never come through for you, I am a true example of how you just need to hang in there. I had a Dream Come True yesterday. I had entered a contest on a whim to be the co-host on a local live T.V. show called Twin Cities Live . I was one of five that actually WON and yesterday was my day to share the studio with the lovely Elizabeth Reis. This was absolutely HUGE for me. Yes, it was television, yes it was live, but most of all, it was my dream. For probably the last 10 years anytime someone would ask me,”If you could do anything in your life, what would it be?” I would answer, “Have my own talk show!!” A silly, crazy, random dream–but mine, nonetheless. I’m no Oprah, Kelly or Ellen. But it’s what comes to mind when I thought of what I love to do most of all–chat, get to know, and connect with people. Do what I can to create a meaningful, feel-good...

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Dost Thou Manifest Badassery? 3

Dost Thou Manifest Badassery?

Posted on Jan 8, 2013

I recently came across this keychain on Etsy and I squealed with delight upon seeing it. I had to have it.  This thing speaks to me in a big way.  Not only does it talk about being B.A., but it does so in an old-world LOTR kind of way.  me like. What does being Bad Ass mean to you?  Does the word (or, words!)  conjure up images of a Harley biker dude, dressed in leather?  Arnold Schwarzenegger shooting up everyone in The Terminator?  Angelina Jolie’s character in Laura Croft, Tomb Raider? For a long time, for me my idea of Bad Ass followed along these lines as I sang in heavy metal and rock bands in Los Angeles, California.  I did everything I could to carry off the image of being tough; not letting anyone or anything hurt me, pushing aside anyone or anything that got in my way of what I viewed as success.  If someone thought I was a bitch, that was a compliment.  If someone did me wrong–look out!  Revenge was imminent.  I may not have physically lashed out but you can bet I did so with attitude and words.  Hence the song I wrote titled, “I’m Gonna Wipe My Ass With Your Heart.”  Somehow that...

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