ANNUAL PMA CRAFT SHOW

One of the many joys of living in the Philadelphia area, is the fact that I have the opportunity to easily and conveniently visit the PMA Contemporary Craft Show every fall. For those of you who are not local, or who are local but who are not familiar with the art world in any way,… Continue reading ANNUAL PMA CRAFT SHOW

HOBBIT NOOK

I am like a hobbit in that I am very attached to my space, and hold in very high regard all the comforts of home. Hobbits, like myself, also have an aversion to disturbances. They are set in their ways, appreciate and honor the familiar, avoid conflict in general, and strive for peace, above all… Continue reading HOBBIT NOOK

YOGA AND EMOTIONS

If you are struggling on any level, in any capacity, with any kind of emotional disturbance; from my personal experience, yoga can help. I resisted yoga for so many years—mostly because I could not find a yoga studio that I felt safe with and connected to. If you are going to yoga class strictly for… Continue reading YOGA AND EMOTIONS

DAVID MAISEL: AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC PAINTINGS

I do not even recall how I came across this photographer, but it was only recently, and definitely by accident. David Maisel, Terminal Mirage 4, 2003 I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Photography, so I have so much to say on the topic of this medium. My first thought is that everyone… Continue reading DAVID MAISEL: AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC PAINTINGS

NEW MOON RITUAL

I have been getting lots of feedback from the Universe lately, that I need to be a bit more positive about my future. [Feedback from the Universe, for me, often comes in the form of repeated messages from loved ones and/or acquaintances, as well as repeated thoughts in my mind, that, at any time, I… Continue reading NEW MOON RITUAL

BEAUTY PRODUCT OBSESSION

Rarely do I—the picky, perfectionistic, detail-oriented, idealistic, Virgo—discover a company that I approve of on all levels. But I think I might have found one, for the time being anyway, and I want to spread the word about why I love them so much. They are not paying me, and they do not know who… Continue reading BEAUTY PRODUCT OBSESSION

GET YOURSELF A POTHOS PLANT

For all of my nature-loving, fairy-worshipping, earthly Virgo ways, I actually have a terribly un-green thumb. The opposite of green on the color wheel is red, so let us say that I have a red thumb. Any form of gardening stirs my anxiety, and I honor and respect anyone who is able to plant seeds,… Continue reading GET YOURSELF A POTHOS PLANT

FLAVIA, MY ART ANIMAL

“…No artist is pleased. [There is] no satisfaction whatever at any time. There is only a queer divine dissatisfaction, a blessed unrest that keeps us marching and makes us more alive than the others” ―Martha Graham I have recently put a name to my pain, and that name is Flavia. Flavia is my inner art… Continue reading FLAVIA, MY ART ANIMAL

GEORGIA O’KEEFFE’S FEMININE FLOWERS

I came across Georgia O’Keeffe’s (1887 - 1986) paintings years ago, when I was probably just a tween; and for some reason, at the time, I did not really notice the connection between her floral paintings and female reproductive parts. I have always been a bit innocent, a bit of a late bloomer, and innocence… Continue reading GEORGIA O’KEEFFE’S FEMININE FLOWERS

DAY OF REST

I hate to say this. Because I hate when people say this, and now I’m going to say it. But I wouldn't say it if it weren’t true. I have been SO busy lately. See, doesn’t that sound obnoxious and self-important? I don’t know, I have always had a resistance to “busy” energy and people… Continue reading DAY OF REST