Author Archives: strokeofred

About strokeofred

I am from Kansas and I have traveled all over the world. I am an artist, and I have a business brain. I love skirts and tennis shoes. I like to get dirty and ride motorcycles. I am sensitive and I can be mean. I love nature, and believe in protecting it. I love to laugh, and feel better after a good cry. I can be stubborn and impatient. I am constantly growing. I am open and free. I look to be inspired and love to inspire. I play guitar and secretly want to play drums. I have a puppy that brings me great joy. I love hugs, cuddling, holding hands...and wrestling. I love the mountains and the beach. I have to make a pilgrimage to the ocean at least twice a year to balance myself. I believe in balance in all things. Traveling is a passion, and meeting interesting people from all over the world is the perk! I have small town values, and big city dreams. I love beer, hate wine. I believe that what you put out comes back. I believe and live by the belief of treating others like you want to be treated. I enjoy stimulating conversation, and a good sense of humor. Caffeine is my drug of choice, and coffee over chess or good conversation is my luxury. I am strong but sometimes feel small. I strive to be my authentic me.

In the Footprints of Jesse James

I have been traveling a lot across the Midwest and decided that I need to start breaking up the miles with small adventures. Today I happen to be in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Doing a little research, I decided to … Continue reading

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Being a model

I was an ugly kid. I’m not kidding. I had red hair (a curse for a child) that I kept chopped into a short boyish cut because it closely resembled an afro. I had freckles, braces, and thick brown ugly … Continue reading

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Take me out to the ball game

I realized I haven’t taken my son to a ball game. That seems wrong seeing that the KC Royals was in the World Series last year. However, the price of tickets have went up, and honestly, dragging a kid to … Continue reading

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Find Shapes in the Clouds

Finding shapes in the clouds was one of my favorite things to do when I was little. It’s something that I don’t take time to do anymore. It’s hard to slow down sometimes. My biggest struggle is that as a … Continue reading

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Run with wolves

I have a friend who recently had a dog dumped on him. He doesn’t really have time to give it the exercise that it needs. I have been really wanting a dog to hike with. The issue is, I have … Continue reading

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Color Fun

A few months back I signed my family up for our first 5K race. I thought it would be a lot of fun to do it as a family, and to add to the fun, I signed up for the … Continue reading

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Exploring my neighborhood

I moved into a new studio space a few months ago, but haven’t really explore the area much. I go there to work and then I usually just leave. I decided this week that I needed to do a little … Continue reading

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