Bio: Marika Smedley is my alter created for an on-line community. She is a fashionista shoe diva, builder, clothing designer. The person behind the ego is the scribe on the path to enlightenment. A solitary practitioner who understands that even loners, at some point in time, still need other people. While what I write is never meant to be hurtful, I make no apologies for it's truth.