Who Are You Anyway?
May14

Who Are You Anyway?

_____________________________________ Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. – Dr. Seuss Who are you anyway? What a wildly provocative, complex and yet simple question which puts so many of us in a quandary when it is asked of us, even when it’s us doing the asking. It seems a simpler task to know what ‘category’ you fall into – mother, daughter,...

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“What’s the Buzz from Glitter W.A.S.P.?”
May09

“What’s the Buzz from Glitter W.A.S.P.?”

In honor of International Month of Glitteracy ~  Guest Interviewers: Isabella Vickers, CCM Managing Editor Laura Toller Gardner, CCM Writer Amidst our exploration of Identity this month at Cosmic Cowgirls Magazine, we are celebrating the second anniversary of another fabulously inspiring cycle of interviews by Glitter W.A.S.P. and it occurred to me: It’s high time we heard from Glitter W.A.S.P. herself! Therefore, it is my...

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Rhythm, How’s Yours?
May07

Rhythm, How’s Yours?

Rhythm, How’s Yours? By Laura Toller Gardner I am proud to unveil my newly evolved column title: Laura Toller Gardner, The Practical Enchantress. And I send arm-fulls of gratitude to my oh-so-talented and generous friend Michelle Fairchild who designed the column’s new branded artwork. Michelle, you are proof that angelic beings walk amongst us!  Identity is fluid for me — one moment I am clear and grounded about...

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Shouts and Whispers: Who You Are
May02

Shouts and Whispers: Who You Are

Shouts and Whispers: Who You Are by Ti Klingler “Who is that woman shouting in your ear, primly whispering…” It’s intriguing to explore whom you’ve created out of early caretakers, social images, and your own experience. How does that creation speak to you? Even more interesting is finding the bits of you that resist that advice and shepherding, the bits that go their own way, that have been defiantly, fully you since you were born....

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