It was my wake-up call, exactly what I needed to read. I’m digging around to find my Wonder Woman costume, though I doubt it fits anymore. Time to get a new one. And some for my daughters.And with that, I am going to point you towards some kick-ass people, and I fully expect you to say hello, introduce yourselves, and indulge in their awesomesauce.
1.) Diana Adams of @Adamsconsulting & @BitRebels. Diana’s a powerhouse, and I’m constantly amazed by her. She recently compiled a list of Twitter’s Top 75 Badass Women, so you need to check these women out. I was surprised and honored to be on the list, but now it’s time I start acting the part.
2.) My dear friend MsWasteland wrote a very poignant post about losing her grandfather on Valentine’s Day. It’s called The Tradition of Being Sad. And since today is Valentine’s Day, she is on my mind and in my heart. I love you, T. Write on, girlfriend.
3.) Another friend, @KellyAtSFTC, who is going through a divorce and isn’t afraid to say exactly what’s on her mind. You can read all about it here and then go read about how she rocks her daughter to sleep here.
4.) My beautiful Blissdom friends: Elaine, Katy, Liz, KLZ, Natalie, Alycia, Julie, Joyce, Erin, Sara, Laura, Hollee, Rachel, Liz, & Shelly, just to name a few. I even got to meet some of my idols, Brene Brown, Ann Imig, and Rita Arens. I especially fell in love with Rita’s post, “Taking the Time to Write a Love Note.” And then I discovered Rita lives here in KC (squeee!) and I just joined the KC Writers Place, where she is a member of the board!
5.) My Twitter friend, Liz, who has a blog you can check out here. Liz is a poetess. Her words are always perfect. She manages to say so much in such a small space. Her writing is like a cocoon, wrapping me up in its warmth and magic.
6.) My writer friend Amy Oscar (whose book is coming out soon) just released a set of Shadow & Light cards. I bought some. I suggest you hurry your fanny over and get them, too. LOVE them, her, and her talented friend Susan who assisted with the photography part of the project.
8.) My friend Megan Matthieson, whose blog I Dance, I Write, always inspires and amazes me. Megan embodies courage, spark, confidence, and light. Her dancing and her videos are always top notch, so creative.
10.) I love the wonderful people who have helped bring my new blog to fruition. A daydream that is now a beautiful reality. Thanks to Shelly for getting me my own domain, and to Michelle, Khristian, Nancy, and Chad for helping my gorgeous ELM tree grow.
11.) I almost forgot–Sarah, who made these notecards for me. Have I mentioned I have a stationery addiction? Anyway, she will do custom work (like these she did for me, which I copied from actual mail I got from Nancy). Talk to her. She’s wonderful!
I would like to do these posts more often. This is long overdue and I promise I haven’t forgotten the rest of you. There are too many people who have touched my life…I can’t fit you all in one post. So, until next time, I love you!