Deborah Westervelt Writer Deborah Westervelt, a 2011 St. Louis Regional Art Commission CAT Institute graduate, a writer, and social justice advocate, has worked in community arts beginning in the 80’s with the St. Louis City Detention Center’s volunteer theatre workshop with Don Ellis. Later projects include co-Producing Peace Out!, a collaborative social justice and arts […]
Self-employment is not for the faint of heart.
This month, I am introducing my new business column. It is my goal to speak to all my friends that are self-employed and bring some of my knowledge to you. We will discuss marketing, brand personality, websites and even (one of my least favorite things) social media marketing (bleh). We will have interviews with local businesspeople and learn what tools they have used to help them succeed. Most of all, I hope to help you grow and succeed!
At the begining of 2020 my graphic design business was really taking off. But In March all that changed when the COVID Crisis caused the world spiraling out of control. Yet, even during lockdown, I was experiencing physical and mental burnout. How did I learn to refocus and start my journey towards healing? Read more to find out!
A single mother and a damned good one. Her heart and soul have literally been to hell and back, and she has developed certain emotional and ideological and self-image dilemmas because of this.
She is not “normal,” nor does she have an impeccable record of being right or “good”; however, she does relish competitiveness, humor (sometimes inappropriate), spirited discussions, open-mindedness, and learning new things. She has been through and struggled with a multitude of issues also experienced by countless others, and some of which many people have no knowledge.
She thinks our greatest asset as loving humans is each other.
Debra Anderson is a writer, a medium and a paranormal investigator and has run the Delta Ghost Tours.
Leah “The Vegan” Okeson lives in Colorado and works as a social worker. She has two children, two dogs, four cats, and one long-suffering husband. She loves to eat and I love to cook – BUT she’s a vegan. What does that even mean? Vegans do not eat any animal products or byproducts. This includes fish and chicken; milk and egg; gelatin, and even cheese. What DO they eat? Lots of yummy fruits and veggies, beans and tofu, nuts, etc.
Fureyous is a writer in Western Colorado. She has a fiery, passionate personality and loves to tell us all just what is on her mind.
Elyse Ackerman-Casselberry has worked for local governments in Colorado for 19 years and somehow has managed to keep her rose colored glasses on. She lives in Delta, Colorado with her circus that includes four smelly boys, six dogs, three cats, seven goats, two donkeys, and six chickens. She is currently raising baby peacocks in her bathtub
elysa barron is a mother of two among other things. she doesn’t care what clothes you wear or how big (or small) your house is. she is most interested in your heart and if you hear it.
If there’s one thing people always say about Joe Clark, it might be that he has a way with words. Born and raised in Montrose, CO, Joe has spent the better part of his life as a poet, songwriter, and musician. As a self-proclaimed weirdo, he hopes to use words to inspire people to think differently about the issues of our time.