Sometimes the harshest environments can grow the most beautiful people.
Last summer I spent a week in Northern California with television host Rebecca Kimbel, spending hours each day interviewing and talking between interviews. Like me, Rebecca grew up in the A.U.B. but was privy to information that I didn't have because of her Allred heritage. As a commoner, my information was second-hand. Rebecca and I … Continue reading It’s About Freaking Time!
As a child I was punished for being strong-willed, independent, daring and free-spirited. I was a precocious child who could see and think outside of the carefully crafted box my parents put me in. My defiance against the system that used terror to control me made my father punish me all the more. Now, before … Continue reading From Bullied to Bodacious