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Will the “REAL” R.J. Please stand up?!

Will the “REAL” R.J. Please stand up?!

There’s a running joke among my friends that I’m really Carmen Sandiego. Despite the fact that the fictional character who I absolutely loved growing up looked nothing like me. My Instagram and Twitter handle was once dedicated to that chapter of my life where I was constantly running. Running from reality…

I’ve always been a private person. I guess it was the way I was raised. Multiple aliases so no one could ever calculate my next move. Then, I thought, I loved the mystery that comes with the persona of Carmen. I began to embrace my reality, and live life without regrets. 

Carmen wore my favorite color (red), and moved strategically with a minimal trace of evidence. She was smart, mysterious, and clearly a world traveler. Even though I retired the handle she still lives within me. Carmen reminded me to chase my dreams, and not apologize for being different.  

To purchase the Real Carmen shirt just click here.

 

Introducing Al, Leyla and Kat!

Introducing Al, Leyla and Kat!

It’s Monday! Well, this Monday is very different from last Monday. Thank God for that. Whew! 

On Friday, I was one of the featured guests for Black Biz Scope Friday on Periscope. Are you on Periscope? If not, run on over to your App Store, download it and follow me @SteeleLens See how I tossed that plug in there lol. 

Anyways, I talked about my story and how I arrived at being the “girl behind the lens,” the project (Final 48), and the first book in the children’s book series. If you missed it. You can watch it here. I presented the cover of the book on the live broadcast and that was my way of eliminating FEAR! All Faith, No Fear! 

So, I present to you Adventures of Alleykats – The Missing President. Available for purchase on December 1, 2015! Just in time for the holidays.