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Now I’m Nothing

Now I’m Nothing

An excerpt from my memoir, Too Pretty To Be Good On my first night ever stripping, I destroyed my car. I say “my car,” and I suppose technically it was, but the vehicle had, in fact, belonged to Daddy. Evidence of him was everywhere. The upholstery, once grey, stained...
Just Love

Just Love

As women, we are indoctrinated to look at other women as competition, although we cannot quite put our finger on what competition we’re in, exactly. We vaguely suspect it has something to do with being pretty, with getting the guy…? We are trained by...
Stop Sleepwalking!

Stop Sleepwalking!

Babes. Friends. My sweet buddies. A lot of y’all are sleepwalking through life. Wading in inertia. Wallowing in numbness. Putting a damper on that light inside– because the light inside scares you. So many of us are afraid to name what we really want, much less...
Leaving Evilland

Leaving Evilland

An excerpt from my memoir, Too Pretty To Be Good My generation is the first to move away from Danville, a has-been mill-town sitting on the north side of the Virginia-North Carolina line. If you rearrange the letters in Danville, it spells Evilland. In this, the final...
Life Is Fine And That Sucks

Life Is Fine And That Sucks

What is your name, age, and location? Danielle Strayer, 29, Indiana In what capacity have you worked with Lux? Growing a friendship, and building trust to work with Lux in the future and become an all-the-time retreater! Complete the sentence: “I was busy doing...