Guess what: Hard work doesn’t always pay off. At. All. I thought I was doing everything right when I entered Corporate America. I showed up early, showed out ’til late, won first-ever awards, team worked and did it all again every single day since. After a while, I became just another workhorse who made institutions […]
I’ve investigated stories in muddy greenways wearing pumps, rainy hayfields wearing sneakers and snowy streets wearing flats. I admit: I haven’t always been the best judge of shoe matching to weather conditions, but that’s because the only thing on my newspaper reporter radar at the time is getting the scoop and submitting my story before […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Photos by Corey Reese I’m a Georgia-based cowgirl. I have coarse, kinky dreadlocks. And, brace yourself: I’m black. Unusual attributes to represent the American West, especially when society is so used to the Clint Eastwood to Carrie Underwood variety. I’m a bona fide fourth-generation farm girl or what I like to […]
Growing up on a farm afforded ample alternatives for outdoor adventures and carefree characters like myself to roam the land in pure peace. If I had to count the country Western ways of creating fun and freedom-driven memories: There was vine swinging across the creek with my siblings; trail riding our paint horses and Shetland […]
Cowgirl Candace rules in repurposing pretty much my entire life — clothes, leftovers and even creative content. As a professional writer, editor and marketer for more than a decade now, I’ve learned to master the art of producing, updating and disseminating fixed messages into new formats to reach niche audiences. The same goes for my […]
Howdy. I'm Cowgirl Candace, an award-winning journalist, internationally published brand blogger and fourth-generation farm girl.