Share Your Story: Jesse Blayne

Share Your Story: Jesse Blayne

My closet tells the story of me.When I was eight I wore the First Communion dress my mom made – knee-length, starched white lace.  The layers of starch turned an otherwise delicate dress into a young Catholic girl’s suit of armor. Plastic Lily of the...
Share Your Story: Steve Roitstein

Share Your Story: Steve Roitstein

Reinventing Myself By my junior year as a French horn player at the University of Miami, I was getting enough music gigs to meet my first goal: to pay my rent. But by then I’d already begun to dream beyond performing other peoples’ music; I wanted to write, arrange...
Share Your Story: Lee Block

Share Your Story: Lee Block

Spit & Glue Hold My Pieces Together I have balanced my life on a plate made of the finest of bone china. The plate itself is fairly nondescript, just a faint ecru with scalloped edges lined in gold, and might even be considered an antique given my age. The...
Share Your Story: Amy Oscar

Share Your Story: Amy Oscar

The Story You Were Meant To Live           You are already living the life you were meant to live; here’s how to make it into the life you want So, you’re sitting with Oprah… … You’re explaining who you are, what you do. And Oprah is nodding and saying...