Leigh Hazelbaker’s life is a testament to how a clash of cultures can break the suburbanite mould. Drawing from a rich well of personal experience, her debut novel, Secrets of a Suburban Gypsy, pulls back the veil on the otherworldly stirrings of shamanism and sacred energy medicine and their role in reinventing the roles of mother, wife, daughter, and lover in the heart of suburbia itself. Continue Reading
Enjoy a sample track from Hazelbaker’s collaboration with Jill Colucci (writer of Song of the Year “No One Else On Earth” by Wynonna Judd and award-winning songs “I’m Gonna Be Somebody” and “Anymore” by Travis Tritt) and world musician Poranguí. “The Miracle of My Life” captures the spirit of rebirth after crisis and breaking free from the confines of suburbia. You are also invited to the CD launch of Suburban Gypsy: The Becoming in Sedona, AZ, on 19 May, 2019.
For unrepentant suburbanite Ellie Walker – Florida-tanned, affluent and most damning of all, comfortable – chaos comes as an uninvited stranger right in the middle of life. When her son Danny suffers a near-fatal drug overdose, she faces a stark choice… continue reading.