A Southern Girl in a Strange Land (Parts 1 and 2: Orange County)

The illustrated story of a young writer’s move from North Carolina to California. Continue reading A Southern Girl in a Strange Land (Parts 1 and 2: Orange County)

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Chewed Up and Spit Out of San Fran

I’d set out on this trip with one of my goals being to establish a healthy love affair with the city of San Francisco, a goal I’d thought entirely attainable. The city of San Francisco, however, had other plans. She and I, as they say, just weren’t meant to be. I came down from Vista Point, where I’d taken those shots of the Golden Gate … Continue reading Chewed Up and Spit Out of San Fran

Chicago Part 2: And All That Jazz

Author’s Note: At the time this post was published, my site was named Glamorous Gypsy. It has since been rebranded as The Scripting Gypsy to reflect a change in artistic direction. At this point, I feel I should pause and address the name of my site, which will also be the name of my pop-up clothing resale store. I want to appear “Glamorous” because I … Continue reading Chicago Part 2: And All That Jazz

Chicago Part 1: “We’re not in Kansas anymore”

You know those days that start out in the cornfields of Indiana and end in downtown Chicago? Well Monday was one of them days. Chicago wasn’t part of my original plan, but then again, that’s how this thing goes. After the previous night, I thought I had gotten smart and planned my exact route for the day, down to the very campsite just across Iowa … Continue reading Chicago Part 1: “We’re not in Kansas anymore”