Hoosier in Tri-State

Did You Hear About: Newark State Of The Arts

By |June 6th, 2017|

When you think of an organization’s annual meeting, your mind tends to dredge up images of dull slideshow presentations and numerous quotes about projected vs actual results, and then the snoring begins. But the Newark Arts’ Annual Meeting and State of the Arts event promises to […]

Enjoying The State I’m In

By |May 2nd, 2017|

Record Store Day. Independent Bookstore Day. Free Comic Book Day. Oh yes, ladies, gents and non-binary fam, ’tis officially the season to explore, engage and enjoy the community you call home.

I know, I know. As spring is still struggling to find its step and Memorial […]

Newark Works For Me

By |February 19th, 2017|

Newark’s revitalization has been in the news quite a bit lately. Why? Because some are pegging it the “next Brooklyn.” To be fair, they’ve been saying that for a few years now. Heck, when I began researching my move here back in 2015, I found […]

Year One: Brick By Brick

By |July 31st, 2016|

August 1, 2016 marks my one year anniversary of relocating to the East Coast and, as you can imagine, it leaves me feeling a little introspective. To be fair, introspective is kind of my default setting anyway so this is easier than you think. But […]

Because Real Life Is For March!

By |March 1st, 2016|

It may seem odd to write an blog entry about how you may not see too many blog entries for a while. But, here we are!

What’s the hubbub, you ask?

March marks my birthday celebration month — because my birthday jubilee cannot be contained to one mere […]

“… The Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day”

By |December 22nd, 2015|

Lotus Moment: The Drumadic World of Jazz

By |December 13th, 2015|

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I’m A People Watcher

By |September 21st, 2015|

I suppose every writer in some way or another watches people. Some may do so unabashedly. Others are a bit more discreet. Yet when your life insists you always notice the forest as well as the trees, you can’t quite help but become enamored by […]

A Hoosier in Tri-State

By |August 27th, 2015|

Soooo … This is an art & culture blog, but for some strange reason, I feel compelled to share thoughts and images about the kooky, crazy tri-state world I’m trying desperately to navigate on a daily basis. So instead of fighting my instincts, I’ve decided […]

Roller Coasters, Ocean Waves & My First Week: Things That Went Up & Down

By |August 16th, 2015|

I’ve started a new journey, ladies and gents. A journey that may lead to as many quixotic experiences of fulfillment as emotional fits of distress. But that’s the nature of most journeys, right? Or perhaps that’s what I’ll keep telling myself to help cope with […]