The Boys are Back!

We all showed up at Screen Gems Studio in Atlanta with anticipation. We were there for an in-person audition for a network television show. In-person auditions have become rare in the high technology world of today’s television acting. What was once an actor’s pride, to enter a room with producers, directors, and casting directors and… Read more »


I always wanted to write a tribute to my Dad. I knew I would at some point. Like most tributes it would be after he had passed away and his life would be big parts of my memory. He died at ninety-six. He had no debilitating illness, or disease. He couldn’t hear primarily because he… Read more »

The Fork in the Road

“When you come to the fork in the road, take it.” Yogi Berra, a thirteen time Major League Baseball World Series champion once gave this advice to a stranded friend seeking further direction to Yogi’s home. When the caller responded with, “huh?”  Yogi repeated with a clear vision, “When you come to the fork in… Read more »

Big Emmett

Big Emmett is gone! I don’t know any other way to say it. Big Emmett is gone. Big Emmett was my brother N law for the past 46 years. He passed away on Saturday January 30 from cancer. The call came at 7:44 on Saturday evening. It was one of those phone calls that seemed… Read more »

Getting to Know Shawn Jones

Welcome the newest member of the Best Gurl team, Shawntia (Shawn) Jones, The Organizer! Shawn started working with Best Gurl on January 5. She is working on coordinating with clients, managing schedules, planning projects, and keeping everyone informed and prepared! We’re so lucky to have her on the team. If you really want to get… Read more »

Shawn Jones Bio

Shawntia (Shawn) Jones was born and raised in the sunny city of Deerfield Beach, located in Southern Florida. Growing up, she loved planting in her mothers’ garden, playing outdoors, and getting lost in the adventures of her books. Shawn began her career in customer service as a greeter, but a couple of months later, she… Read more »

Pretty In Pink

A pink piece of paper. There are many things for me to be thankful for this Christmas Season. Most have to do with family and the joy and happiness you see on the faces of others. Some others come in the mail in bright colors and small envelopes. One came yesterday. The envelope is like… Read more »

…and go where?

A woman, victim of the California/Oregon wildfires, says she is moving. She’s adamant about it. “Out of the state,” she says. “Anywhere.” She can’t take the wildfires any longer. The blazes aren’t just devastating they’re deadly. In the recent fires fifteen people died and millions of acres burned. I get it! I’ve never lived near… Read more »