Take the Long Way Home

Take the Long Way Home

The long road is part of the game when you are a ballar…watching the sky fall is not. What divides us is our own prejudices. We are a telling reminder of the impermanence of even the grandiose man-made innovations. Here’s … Continue reading

Safe and Loved

Safe and Loved

Here’s to midday naps and to friendships that span cultures, species, oceans, light years and galaxies.

Brush it Off Magically

It’s the start of the day, still a few more hours until noon meandering along a whole lot of red tide carnage with scratchy throats and sporadic coughing and somehow there aren’t many other patches of earth I’d rather be. … Continue reading

Edge of Wonder

Edge of Wonder

Immovable and lost inside rich caramel swirled with glints of gold. It’s how it feels to me, this awareness of reality as was once known and thought to be understood. A faraway dream to stir an untold desire, a flame … Continue reading

My Kind of Cosmos

This scattering of asterisks not only intoxicated us with a cosmic aroma but incited musings of a new discovery…Bouchai, a combination of kombucha and chai. A little effervescent and a little spicy over a full glass of shaved ice by … Continue reading

Be Curious

Be Curious

We’re living in dense times of wild lies. For decades I mostly ignored the inversions then suddenly last Spring, they could no longer be disregarded. It was well past time to identify the deceit but not dwell on the problem … Continue reading

Heads Up

Heads Up

There’s a lot of beauty up there and some of it can’t been seen but our ancestors are routing for us. “Be still,” they say. “Watch and listen. You are the result of the love of thousands.” -Linda Hogan We … Continue reading

An All-Embracing Backstage Peek Into Our Morning Ritual

An All-Embracing Backstage Peek Into Our Morning Ritual

My stylist has an archive of her masterpieces, here’s one example. Today, since I was headed out, she tells me “I will get you ready, so you look stylish.” In other words, she won’t let me dart out without a … Continue reading

Golden Reserves

Golden Reserves

I shot this photo a couple months ago. And now that the next season has made herself crystal clear with today feeling like a hazy summer day, I’m placing it into this square now to cool off a bit. Another … Continue reading

I Need It Terribly

I Need It Terribly

Give me a few days of peace in your arms–I need it terribly. I’m ragged, worn, exhausted. After that I can face the world. -Henry Miller, from a letter to Anais Nin, featured in A Literate Passion. Slipped into a … Continue reading