Straight From the Horse’s Mouth

Posted on May 17th, 2016 by

Chad Groover has been by my side in this fight to save our heritage and youth for 15 years.  His words in this piece I hold very dear because its straight from the horses mouth and that horse tells it like it is!

Here it is. The True Directions Show

Posted on April 13th, 2016 by

That Title Though.

Posted on October 1st, 2016 by


I didn’t write the story or title but I did get my point across I believe. Super honored that my efforts and successes are way beyond the limits expected of my skin. So much more to do— hold on tight!


Hip-Hop Producer Embraces Hunting

Camp Compass Clubhouse

Posted on September 19th, 2016 by

Ever want something as a kid that you finally got as an adult.  Happy that I’ve been blessed with a vision to help youth.

My Reflections

Posted on September 14th, 2016 by

This was actually an assignment and I had some jaws on the floor when it was presented.  I’ll never forget what it feels like to be that kid that worked hard to beat the odds.

Posted on September 12th, 2016 by


Posted on September 12th, 2016 by

I just want to say I love helping kids win. My volunteers love helping kids win. My sponsors love helping kids win. My donors love helping kids win. Last piece to the puzzle is teaching kids that they ultimately will help themselves win!

All I’m Saying is WHOA!

Posted on September 12th, 2016 by

I’ve seen lots of things in my time on earth but nothing prepared me to live 18 holes of WHOA with my neice Bailey. What I saw this 13 year old do with that golf ball was nothing short of prodigyish. Wouldn’t you know it a week after us playing (actually her playing and me carrying my open mouth expression around in disbelief of her shots) she ended up winning the Golfweek Southeastern Junior Invitational Sunday at Litchfield Country Club. Her rounds of 71-72—143 were good enough to hold off Hanna Kiefer by one shot to win the title and earn a spot in the Golfweek International Junior Invitational Nov. 5-6.  Yep she’s definitely WHOA!


Posted on September 12th, 2016 by

Gotta love when a team of caring adults can take youth full circle to show them to believe I’mPossible and nothing is impossible.  Each piece of the puzzle-from our after school academy to hunt training to shooting to hunting to taxidermy has a cog connected by caring adults. I’m so proud to be driving such a well oiled machine! Special thanks to the Pennsylvania Taxidermy Assoc. for their horsepower! 

You Tell Me?

Posted on September 12th, 2016 by

Nothing is mor annoying to me than agendas. I guess because I see both sides of the coin I notice twice as much. The music tracks in outdoor television lately have been trending urban in my opinion. So can we just stop pretending the outdoors are just for one type of person.  

The Secret…

Posted on September 12th, 2016 by

Another Season is Here…

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 by

I had the chance to start our season with these four boys.  It was a blast and all I can do is thank them for taking me hunting. The time spent at Camp Compass allows us to trust one another and it makes traveling and pressure situations that much more special.

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