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Walking the Tightrope of Motherhood & Ambition

Di Lovely

a letter from Eva Mae Garnet Today marks one year since my epic European burlesque tour, and five years celebrating Mother's Day. Trying to find the balance between being a loving and attentive mother, and an overly ambitious performer, came to me often than I expected and sometimes painfully. Last year I decided to challenge myself when asked to perform in the London Burlesque Festival, and to perform in Hamburg for 'Home of Burlesque'. Because of the timing between the two booked performances, I wanted to utilize that opportunity book throughout Europe for what has thus become my longest tour....

A Thin Line Between Love and Fate

Di Lovely

The Love Story of Bags & Valentinaas told by Valentina Mark Twain wrote: “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”This brings light to some of my favorite things about traveling. I was 20 years old when I first traveled abroad. I was fortunate enough to study in Paris through the UC system for one semester, but little did I know this experience would change my...