Debra Smouse

Tarnished Southern Belle. Life Coach Writer. Gypsy Soul. Detangler. Sex Kitten. Fall in Love with Life. Find Me @ http://debrasmouse.com


Choosing Medium

The whys of a writer with an established platform


I’ve been writing on the web for more than a decade. I began my first blog back in 2000. Long…


Opening the Door a Crack

And Standing There Almost Naked


Since I turned forty-five in May, I’ve been battling the demons of disconnection and discontent and…


Watching the NBA Playoffs


My first job in the TV Industry was as a Sports Intern during the 1987 NBA playoffs. I chose sports over news.My first assignment was to watch Boston play Detroit…

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The Agony & Ecstasy of Interacting with our Kinfolk

Latest Story

Sisters.

Stories Behind Our Digital Images


Being Seen. Naked.


If I’ve learned anything as a Life Coach, it’s this: to experience true soul growth you have to be vulnerable.


Sisters.


“It’s obvious you’ve had some work done. On your face.”

I haven’t been in the same room with my sister for almost three years. We live 800 miles apart and on source…


Cosmopolitan


If we’re meeting for cocktails and you beat me to the bar, order me a cosmopolitan.

I am a classicist when it comes to cocktails.


The First Cup

Transition to a Tuesday


I stumble to the kitchen this morning, still lost within the vague memories of the Alice-in-Wonderland dream. I am typically a…


Choosing Medium

The whys of a writer with an established platform


I’ve been writing on the web for more than a decade. I began my first blog back in 2000. Long…


The Early Life of a Southern Belle

Before I Allowed Myself to Tarnish


I was born in the spring of 1968 to a 16-year old girl who made the courageous decision to