Oh What a Saucy Career Path

I graduated from high school in 1998. Recruited to play volleyball, I headed to Azusa Pacific University, a mere 26 miles away from my home town of Downey, California. Having always enjoyed the stories of long ago, I chose to… Continue Reading

I’m just a girl from Downey, with a nonprofit recording studio, trying to change the world

Error on the side of action Something strange came over me in 2008. I had a strong sense to open a nonprofit recording studio and help up-and-coming artists here in Los Angeles. I don’t sing. I don’t play an instrument, and… Continue Reading

My First Panic Attack: Scuba Diving Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

I’m sitting on the coast of Cairns, Queensland, Australia, looking out at the South Pacific today. I’m watching dive boats returning from a day on the Great Barrier Reef, and a sailboat, with a hot pink spinnaker sail, is capturing… Continue Reading

Richard Bravo is the “ConversationStarter”

In March 2015, my Aussie friend Bronwen Healy arrived at Los Angeles Airport at 6:00am. A few days earlier, I received a call from my gal pal Brandy Chagolla – she discovered a pile of trash in Sherman Oaks and… Continue Reading