It has taken some time, but I have almost completed the build of a new hosted site and I wanted to share with my followers.

I am still working out the kinks (how you are notified of new posts and how to migrate followers?) A few technical details I am working on, here is the link; Brandy, Straight Up

Thank you all for following me on this journey over the last several months. Here’s to many more years!

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How did I miss this?

I’m a turncoat…

A trader….

A defector…

Maybe I should explain…

Over the Memorial Day weekend I said goodbye to XM Radio and hello to Spotify.

I loooooove XM Radio. I’ve been a faithful listener for many, many years. I never thought I would use any other music service.

That was before I stumbled upon Spotify.

I didn’t know what I was missing! Spotify offers such a variety of artist, playlist, “stations” and even podcast! The experience is customize-able based on your mood or tastes! And I love the integration between devices!

I know lots of !!!   But I truly am impressed and unless the format is changed in a drastic way, I just might be a convert for life!

Below is one of the many Podcast available. I found this one very relaxing!
I hope you enjoy it! Have a great weekend everyone!


*Full disclosure: This is not an advertisement or endorsement for any product. ~ These are my own personal opinions.*


Sometimes I find myself thinking of days gone by. Of spring nights under a clear Texas sky, full of stars…these moments, those memories are like a flood sometimes and its seems like such a long, long time ago.

In February 2018, I packed up my Malibu, moved across the county leaving Texas in the rear view. It was the scariest thing I’ve ever done. At the time, I was stuck in a job that I hated ( it paid the bills…) and my personal life was in shambles. In the end, I chose ME. It’s the best decision I ever made.

Some days I wake up thinking about the road I’ve traveled, from that small Texas town I grew up in, to an island in the Pacific Northwest and I’m grateful and humbled to see how far I’ve come. Then this week , I moved from that beautiful island to the main land, to a town 45 miles south of Vancouver, BC (British Columbia!) I never imagined I would be here, in this place, at this time.

As this next chapter of my journey begins, its seems like a good time to share some advice I’ve gotten over the years.

Stop being self-conscious. Nobody is paying any attention to you. Everyone is paying more attention to themselves.
I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me earlier in life.
And finally, remember you’re only seeing everyone else’s highlight reel.

The moral of the story…believe in yourself. It’s the most important thing you will ever do.

That’s all for now. I promise I will get better at this. Thanks for reading and I hope you all had a Happy Easter!