Before reading, please keep in mind that this is simply my personal theory and opinions. I am in no way affiliated with law enforcement, nor have I discussed any of my thoughts with law enforcement. If you disagree, feel free to do so, I only ask that you do so with respect.

Anyone with the slightest interest in true crime — or lives in Florida — is familiar with the disappearance of Jennifer Kesse. If you are not, I wrote a blog post about her a few years ago which you can find here. But to make a long story…


Get to know the story of Jim and Brianna from the My Life as I Knew It time travel series.

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I met Jim when I was eighteen years old and living with my family in Orange County, California. I had heard about Jim through mutual friends from my church and most of what I heard wasn’t all that great. He and his mother were members of the church we attended but their attendance was very sporadic (especially Jim) so of course this gave the gossips something to talk about. His father wasn’t a member and wanted nothing to do…


In 2011, Michelle Parker was a thirty-three-year old devoted mother of three who lived in Orlando, Florida. Working three jobs to provide for her family, Michelle was a bartender, hair dresser and ran a home tanning business. In June of 2011, Michelle and her then-fiancée and father of her twin three-year-olds, Dale Smith, Jr., were filmed on an episode of the television show The People’s Court, which later aired in November. The dispute was over a $5,000 engagement ring that Michelle threw over the balcony of a hotel room during a drunken dispute. The two had been together since 2006…


Roxanne Paltauf was eighteen-years-old when she and her boyfriend, Louis Walls, checked into the Budget Inn Motel located off I-35 in Austin, Texas, to celebrate their two-year anniversary. According to one friend of Roxanne, the twenty-eight-year-old father of two had been physically abusive with Roxanne. In the past, he threatened former girlfriends resulting in at least two of them filing protective orders against him. In addition, he had a criminal record dating back to 1995.

Roxanne may have experienced some difficulties in her young life, but despite this, she was a responsible young woman devoted to her four younger siblings…


There is very little information available about this case. If anyone has any further information, please contact the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office at 760.836.3215.

Christina Ann Battin was last seen leaving the Red Roof Inn in Thousand Palms, California (located in the Coachella Valley of Riverside County) with an unidentified male on June 9, 2003. Christina was only fourteen-years-old at the time of her disappearance. The male accompanying her was approximately twenty-two-years old with a tattoo on his left arm and drove a late-model blue Ford Explorer. (The design of the tattoo is unknown.)

In July of that same year…


Aubrey Dameron, who went by the nickname “Shorty,” was last seen leaving her family’s home on March 13, 2019, at approximately 3:30 AM. According to her mother, Aubrey left the house with only her cell phone and was wearing all black; a black jacket, skirt, top, tights, and boots. When her mother asked where she was off to, Aubrey simply stated that she was going out to meet “someone.” Her cell phone pinged one last time near her home around 3:42 AM then was either shut off or died. She would never be seen or heard from again.

Aubrey, who…


My Story

While growing up, and even throughout my adult years, I never thought about having children. In fact, in my twenties and thirties, when people asked me if I ever wanted to have children I would answer them with a very emphatic “no!” Of course, this was always followed with the usual barrage of questions as to why I don’t want children, and how terrible it would be for me if I didn’t experience the joy of a little me running around. These questions and arguments would be thrown at me as if that persons’ happiness and very existence…


April 21, 2019 marks the beginning of National Infertility Awareness Week. Here’s another piece I wrote about my experience that I thought I’d share.

When I speak of being childless in this article, I am not including people who are childless because they never wanted children. Neither am I speaking of people who have put aside the dream of having a child for now and are crossing their fingers that it might just happen sometime in the future. In the past year I wrote a couple of articles about the journey my husband and I endured trying, unsuccessfully, to have…


Monique Christine Daniels — missing since 1992

Monique Daniels was born on June 16, 1976, and was the oldest of six children; three siblings and two half-siblings. By all accounts, the Daniels household appeared to be a less than happy home. In 1992, Monique and her siblings were living with her mother Candyce and step-father Charles “Chuck” Daniels in Moore, Oklahoma. Chuck was a sergeant in the Air Force and Candyce was also in the military.

Years prior, Candyce divorced Monique’s biological father who was sexually abusive and would later be thrown in prison for sex offenses. However, little is known about him. Candyce’s marriage to Chuck…

Brenda Thornlow

Brenda Thornlow is an author, animal advocate, and certified Reiki Master from New York. Her books can be found on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes.

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