I’ve always had my own sense of what’s right. Most of the time it serves me. Sometimes it gets me in trouble. This is a story about birthday rituals, my personal sense of justice, standing in my truth, and a Golden Chair. Now That You Ask is a podcast that looks at topics that range...
Have you ever put something in a “safe place” only to realize you also made it safe from yourself? I recently had such an adventure with a missing garage door opener. What did I find when this item went missing? And what did I learn? Listen to find out. Now That You Ask is a...
What do you do when people start treating you like you’re old? I know I’ve reached a certain age and I’ll admit there’s a kind of freedom and peace that comes with aging but I don’t want to feel like I have passed the point of no return. Maybe I am just a rebel at...
Despite our differences my mother had quite an impact on me including a love a beauty and entertaining. My father always knew the right thing to do but he also had a wild side to him. Their legacy lives on in me and I feel lucky to have grown up when I did. Doing the...
If you could write your own obituary, what would it say? In my mind, I’ve had an uncommon life for a woman of my time with the ultimate prize being my own affection for who I have become. Yes, at long last I have found myself. But even after all the years, I am still...
Humans are complicated and the world is a messy place. This is a story about how my faith in humanity was recently restored. Now That You Ask is a podcast that looks at topics that range from death to desire, and from wondrous to downright whacky. Join host, Akasha Halsey as she takes listeners on...
There is something about silver. It dresses up a table with its simple sparkle and implies something out of the ordinary is about to happen. More than that, silver reminds me of sweet celebrations and even sweeter people. Now That You Ask is a podcast that looks at topics that range from death to desire,...
Beauty astounds me. It is truly everywhere, even where I least expect it. It is in the small things and the big moments. It has the capacity to change the way I feel and bring me into the present. I feel deep appreciation for the beauty that surrounds me and the presence to be aware...
From the young age of 16, I knew I needed to leave home. The South has many good qualities that I speak of often and fondly, but I still felt the undeniable push to get out. And that I did. This piece is about my exploration and adventures beyond the comfort of home and my...
On the previous episode about Cemeteries, I made a reference and shared a little bit about someone named Kitty. Now I am going to let you get to know this special person in a more formal and intimate way. Kitty made me feel like a million bucks. She showed me the joy of knowing and...