Exploring the world of art & culture with mind & soul

What’s Really Going On

By |May 31st, 2020|

Some of you may not know this, but I find astrology fascinating. Not from a “let’s see which day is best for me to buy a lotto ticket” fascinating, but from an “everything is connected point-of-view” fascinating. And by that I mean, most of us […]

Lotus Moment: The Hippie Purse

By |May 25th, 2020|

Why This Is Awesome: I’ve carried the purse in the photo above for 10 summers. I measure its age in summers because I only carry it — nicknamed “the Hippie Purse” — during the summer, starting on Memorial Day and retiring it to the closet […]

Remember The Artists

By |May 18th, 2020|

At the risk of romanticizing the pandemic, I would be remiss to not take a moment to acknowledge the brilliant way artists across the globe have been able to pivot during this time of social, financial and psychological crisis. Since I reside in the nation […]

Steal This Quote: Anais Nin Redux

By |May 3rd, 2020|

The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.
— Anäis Nin, French-born Cuban novelist and short story writer

Stronger Together

By |April 27th, 2020|

Undoubtedly you’ve seen more than your fair share of great causes and important charities come across your screens over the last month or so. The Covid-19 restrictions in countries all across the world has exposed countless areas in our global, national and local societies where […]

Lotus Moment: Take It All In

By |April 20th, 2020|

Why This Is Awesome: Back in February, I had the pleasure of working onsite at the Montclair Art Museum for a short project. While I was waiting for my colleagues to arrive, I decided to take a quick visit up to the second floor encouraged […]

As Expected, I’m The Misery Chick™

By |April 6th, 2020|

Roughly 20-odd years ago, a popular animated series that I fell in love with truly, madly, deeply aired an episode where the school’s brainy outcast, the one and only Daria Morgendorffer, became the center of the in-crowd’s attention due to an unfortunate event at her […]

Steal This Quote: Cyril Connolly

By |March 29th, 2020|

Better to write for yourself and have no public than to write for the public and have no self.
— Cyril Connolly, British writer, critic and editor of literary magazine Horizon

Lotus Moment: Sunday In The Park

By |March 23rd, 2020|

Why This Is Awesome: This photo was taken on a Sunday, just not this past Sunday. While many of us are engaged in self-isolation or at least restricted movement during this Covid-19 outbreak, some of us are still making our way to local parks and public […]

Blogging In The Time Of Corona

By |March 16th, 2020|

Blogging in the time of Corona seems a bit absurd, does it not? Well, add that to the reality that this week will mark my 43rd trip around the sun, and the world comes across as even more borderline surreal to me. I guess it’s […]