February 2014

My Escape from Domestic Abuse

// Author: Annetta Lucero // 1 Comment


It was unusual and difficult for me to define the problem for many years.  My situation was based on psychological, emotional abuse.  The slowly evolving elimination of all that identified me as me.  Constant, repetitive disdain that grew in to veiled threats.  First the arts, then the friends, then the family.  All eliminated.  Then the training of my children to abhor my beliefs and disrespect my opinions. (more…)

Master of Adaption

// Author: Annetta Lucero // 1 Comment


Life as an entertainer has made it necessary to learn many skills beyond what is demonstrated in the plethora of choreographed presentations of physical ambitions.  In dealing with agents, event coordinators and demanding clients I have learned to be a great diplomat. (more…)

Let’s Be Friends!

// Author: Annetta Lucero // 1 Comment


Walking through the grocery store, a beautiful young man tapped my arm and enthusiastically squealed, “HELLO!”
After giving him a big hug, I asked, “How do I know you sweetie?”
He responded, “YOU DON’T! You just look so happy and kind, I thought I would greet you.”
I was thrilled, so I exclaimed, “Let’s be friends!”
We immediately grabbed hands and spun around in the aisle, laughing until we were dizzy.
That’s how I roll.

Dear Angry Friend

// Author: Annetta Lucero // 4 Comments


I receive many notes, posts and messages from a variety of folks from all over the world.  It is a blessing that many of these correspondence are encouraging and supportive.  Some of the messages are from those in difficult situations, pain, grief, confusion and seeking my viewpoint.  I also receive letters of hate. (more…)

Never After ~ A Tale of Woe and Triumph

// Author: Annetta Lucero // 2 Comments

7. Beautiful Horrors

Never After
~A tale of woe and triumph~

Once upon a crime, in a not too far away subdivision, there was a World Champion Princess. Twirling Beauty was extremely talented, vivacious, lovely and ashamed.
She kept a secret that nobody would have guessed. (more…)