Friday Favorites: Personal Development Books

It’s no secret that I love to read. I’m often asked what’s my favorite genre, or what are some of my favorite books. I always struggle to answer. I love books of all kinds and refuse to box my love for them into genres. This week, I want to share some of my favorite personal…

Friday Favorites: Travel Bucket List

It’s no secret that film is my passion, alongside writing and traveling. Films have always influenced the places I want to visit and explore. Some were actually filmed in the places they inspired, while others were filmed in other countries and made to look the part. Travel bucket List: Cuba – Fast and Furious 8:…

Cuba: 16 Travel Tips!

Before leaving for Cuba I made sure to look up what other people had to say. Those posts were really helpful. Based off of my experience in Cuba, here are 16 travel tips to keep in mind when traveling to Cuba. 1. Walk with hand sanitizer or sanitizing wipes, baby wipes, and toilet tissue Some…

Viva La Cuba!

I’m not sure when my first interest in Cuba peaked, but for some years now it has been high on my travel bucket list. As a lover of cultures I was very interested in learning about the Cuban people, their culture, and their country. Growing up learning about their relationship (or lack there of) with…

My Time With Chris Matthews

O, The Places Film Will Take You! I remember riding the bus one day while in college. I ended up having a conversation with a woman about school. I think she saw me reading a book and that’s what started our interaction. When asked my major I told her “film”. Her face was less than…

A Seat at the Table

As I sit at a round dinner table during a production meeting (for a feature film I was asked to coordinate) I couldn’t help but recall a quote I read in a Rolling Stone’s article describing the film industry as being a “straight white boys’ club”. Seven of us sit at the table, a production…

A Girl Once Lost

Being at peace with yourself and knowing who you are is one of the most important things when embarking on any journey. For a long time I was lost, wandering around with no clear future in sight. The world around me was hazy and I tried my best to clear it up. I thought I…