Once Upon a Time….

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Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.” – Brené Brown via http://www.powerofpositivity.com     Psychologists correlate the attractiveness of authenticity to three things:   (1) We believe that people who are authentic are more trustworthy; in part because they’re truer to …

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Ellen Russell Mallory – First Lady of Key West   Ellen Russell Mallory (1792-1855) settled in Key West with her ailing husband Charles and two young sons in 1823.  She was first white female settler in Key West.  Her husband and elder son died in 1825.  To support herself and her surviving son Stephen, Ellen …

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