Exploring the world of art & culture with mind & soul

Where I’m Supposed To Be

By |August 2nd, 2020|

Home is a tricky word to define. Sure, there’s a dictionary definition, but it’s true connotation means something different to everyone. In its strictest sense, home is simply where you go when you’re done traveling elsewhere. In its most romantic definition, it’s where your heart […]

Steal This Quote: Victor Hugo Redux

By |July 26th, 2020|

Revolutions spring not from accident, but from necessity. A revolution is a return
from the factitious to the real. It takes place because it must.
— Victor Hugo, French novelist, poet and dramatist

What Makes A Cultural Icon?

By |July 13th, 2020|

I’ve been on a bit of a binge lately watching YouTube videos about travel, history and cultural influences on travel and history. One of the channels I came across during my binge is called Name Explain, and the host posted a video a few months […]

Lotus Moment: The Spirit We Need Right Now

By |June 22nd, 2020|

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Steal This Quote: Alice Walker

By |June 7th, 2020|

Activism is the rent I pay for living on this planet.
— Alice Walker, American novelist, short story writer, poet and activist

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 […]