What Is Art?

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 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 […]

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 […]

Steal This Quote: Toni Cade Bambara

By |March 1st, 2020|

The role of the artist is to make the revolution irresistible.
— Toni Cade Bambara, American author, activist, and documentary filmmaker

Lotus Moment: Genii In Brick City

By |November 24th, 2019|

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Lotus Moment: A Truly Green Machine

By |August 25th, 2019|

Why This Is Awesome: Five years ago this August, I visited Canada for the first, but I hope not the last, time. I’ve since shared with others my advice and opinions on our neighbor to the north — as far Toronto, that is, and I […]

Lotus Moment: Inside The Blue Bar

By |July 15th, 2019|

Why This Is Awesome: As you might recall, I mentioned in a previous post how this year marks the 100th anniversary of the formation of The Algonquin Round Table in New York. Well, I never thought I could afford to eat at the famed hotel […]

Steal This Quote: Helena Bonham Carter

By |July 1st, 2019|

I think everything in life is art. What you do. How you dress. The way you love someone, and how you talk.
Your smile and your personality. What you believe in, and all your dreams. The way you drink your tea.
How you decorate your home. Or […]

Can A Person Become More Cultured?

By |April 2nd, 2019|

The month of March is now in our rear view, and although my work schedule was as busy as ever, I made sure to find time for celebrating my birthday month just the way I like it — with a little arts, a little culture, […]

Lotus Moment: Embrace Duality

By |March 25th, 2019|

Why This Is Awesome: Two years ago yesterday, I returned from my first — but hopefully not my last — trip to Paris. Not surprisingly, my Instagram reminded me of those days of hopping on an Icelandair plane and traveling to the City of Lights […]