Hello Dear Readers. Some of you may regularly read my blog, and yet you have never heard my voice. Well, today is your lucky day! I was recently a guest on the House Podcast for the Sports*Politik blog. We discussed the creative process, “luck,” and other interesting topics that writers and artists like to chat … More My Podcast Appearance on Sports*Politik
There is a lifelong debate between those people who say, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” (OK, maybe only Shakespeare via Juliet said that), and those who claim that a name is everything—meaning, your name is a part of who you are. I’m … More What’s in a Name? No, Really. I Want to Know.
Why I prefer cats. The fact that I felt the need to write this differentiates a “cat” person from a “dog” person. Why is it that people who own cats must always defend their choice in pets and endure being the butt of jokes and object of ridicule? I don’t think of myself as an … More Cat & Dog…People
So I caved on the WordPress Daily prompt again. Sometimes, these things are fun. It’s more exciting as a writer when you wake up and have no idea what you are going to write about today, only to have some random idea thrown at you and you just write. Here I am, writing to you … More Michael Jackson and a Stuffed Platypus
Shameless Promotion Alert!!! I’m using my blog as a way to promote other creative ventures of mine. If you are in the Washington, DC area on Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 6PM-9PM, please join me, and four other local artists at Hotel Rouge for a Local Artist Showcase. I will be selling some of my … More Local Artist Showcase at Hotel Rouge-DC
There are few things in life that I loathe more than blatant ignorance with a side of prejudice. It never ceases to amaze me that people can live their whole lives without so much as a thought about how anyone else may choose to live theirs. As I mentioned in my post, The Beauty of … More Travel for Tolerance
As I’ve mentioned in some of my other posts, such as The Keys House, I grew up in South Florida. Specifically, I grew up in Miami. Even more specifically, I spent the first 14 years of my life in Coral Gables, Florida—home of the U (That is the University of Miami, for all of you … More Coral Gables: This Ain’t Your Idea of Miami
I hated art class when I was in school. I’m talking about that class that you had to take in middle school where the teacher made you draw things. I never got it. I remember my teacher saying to me once, “Can’t you see the circles in that painting? Draw circles and then you can … More Let Them Make Art