I’m Not Drusilla

So many people read a blog that someone they know has written, and they make all these judgements that come out in rumour or casual conversation, and when it happens to me, and it has over the years, I just smile. I am always consistently reminded that no one on this planet knows Devon J … Continue reading I’m Not Drusilla

Sometimes, You Have To Look For What’s Not There: Volunteers and Immigrants Especially, Are What Make This City So Beautiful

Surrey - The "Vibrant Surrey," Is Green, And Gray, With A Giant Gun, Pointed At God In The Fucking Center Of The City. Please Stop Telling Me How Immigrants Are The Problem. When I first got to Surrey, one of the things that I first noticed was a group of kids called Surrey Crew. I … Continue reading Sometimes, You Have To Look For What’s Not There: Volunteers and Immigrants Especially, Are What Make This City So Beautiful

This is Going To Be Harder Than I Thought: The Responsibilities of Being a Public Figure Are So Much Easier To Judge…When It’s Not You

"Hey, Devon, What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?" "The Loud Mouth Brown Girl"....."Are You Sure?" I didn't realize when I started this website, - or maybe I did and didn't take into consideration - the fact that there would be total strangers, who I would meet, who would say things like … Continue reading This is Going To Be Harder Than I Thought: The Responsibilities of Being a Public Figure Are So Much Easier To Judge…When It’s Not You

Surviving Christmas

If I had been smart I'd have done my shopping at the beginning of the year, instead of the end, but I've since realized that my entire focus this whole year has been Loud Mouth Brown Girl. I haven't thought about anything other than creating content, building a portfolio, proving myself, and focusing on making … Continue reading Surviving Christmas

Yes You Are A Survivor, But You Are Also A Leader In An Army Most People Don’t Know Exists

No matter who you are, people think that they know who it is that you want to be, and they will spend entire lifetimes trying to convince you that you have to be the one thing that they demand you be, instead of the person you were born to be. There are a lot of … Continue reading Yes You Are A Survivor, But You Are Also A Leader In An Army Most People Don’t Know Exists