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Inspiring Minds Teaching Inquiring Minds

By |March 2nd, 2015|

February was a whirlwind of activity for this culture vulture. From website redesigns to fandom conventions to 12-hour work days spent behind a keyboard, I’m more than ready for March’s slow-paced amble into spring. But before our saunter becomes a trot, I have to share […]

American Spirits: The Rise & Fall Of Prohibition

By |February 10th, 2015|

This weekend marks the closing of a fascinating exhibit at the Indiana State Museum, the wonderful American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. For those who might not be able to make it to the museum before the exhibit ends, here are a few pictures […]

Steal This Quote: Winston Churchill

By |January 29th, 2015|

Success is not final …
Failure is not fatal …
… it’s the courage to continue that counts.
– Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister and painter

Local #BlackPoetsSpeakOut on #BlackLivesMatter

By |January 3rd, 2015|

In my last post of 2014, I lamented about not taking in any poetry jams or readings throughout the year? Well, someone must have nudged Calliope to spare me the fate of missing out on Indy’s burgeoning wordsmith scene for a full year. Because lo […]

Lotus Moment: Day At The Museum … For Warriors

By |November 23rd, 2014|

Why This Is Awesome: A couple weekends back I visited the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. It was the last day to see the Terra Cotta Warriors exhibit at the museum before they headed back to China (or perhaps another museum in another part of the […]

Lotus Moment: Go Streaked Lightning!

By |October 28th, 2014|

Why this is awesome: I came across this beautiful specimen while out running a few errands this past weekend and … can I just say I had to resist the urge to run up and hug her! The owner came out of the store while […]

How Fast Summertime Flies! – Art in August

By |September 5th, 2014|

I have no idea where the month of August went! To be fair, I have no idea where the first week of September went either. Ha!

Like so many trying to get the most out of summer after a particularly harsh winter, it was difficult balancing […]

My Next 100 Posts

By |November 24th, 2013|

I’ve started this blog entry so many times in the last week. Why? I’m anxious to mark not only the 100th post on my Lambent Letter blog, but I’m also excited to celebrate the 4 year anniversary of my website, Incandescere.

Still, I was nervous. What […]

The March for Jobs and Justice: 50th Anniversary March on Washington

By |September 4th, 2013|

Last Wednesday, I participated in the 50th Anniversary March for Jobs and Justice in Washington D.C. I don’t know the official number of participants who attended the event, but I do know it gave me a reason to feel proud about the past, present and […]

Lotus Moment: The Evolution Will Be Televised

By |August 29th, 2013|

Why This Is Awesome: I participated in the 50th Anniversary March on Washington yesterday. I took many photos, but this one speaks volumes. As we were marching, city workers were busy fixing an electric line. Marchers asked the 2 men to take photos of the […]