On our way there, we pulled over to take a picture of the profusion of wildflowers. Bordering on obscene, they sprung from the earth, tickling the belly of the sky which hung bright, blue and heavy over acres of untamed fields. While some flowers are edible; red clover, chocolate daisies, dandelions, this feast satisfied a…Read more Wings
Skin in the Game
Skin in the game: idiomatic expression meaning to have money or something of value invested in an opportunity This morning Iva Dixit told the world she quit her elaborate skincare routine. Roughly four million people heard her declare she'll no longer be a financial prisoner to her now poreless face. Apparently she used to have…Read more Skin in the Game
Last night I came across an article on Publisher's Weekly; a writer was all up in arms because publishers appear to have stuffed literature into slutty outfits and given them all bad stripper names. That's a metaphor. Metaphors are like, really old. I've been researching iconic book covers as part of getting ready to be…Read more You’re Amazeballz!
“Balanced emotions are crucial to intuitive decision making.”-Michael Eisner “There's a saying in Neverland that every time you breathe, a grown-up dies.” -J.M Barrie Peter Pan If the media told the story of the human experience through a trauma-informed lens could it lead to world peace? Yes. According to headlines women are either selfish hags, whores, damsels in distress,…Read more Telling Stories
The point is not to frighten people with ideas or images. Fear is an interpretation of what is. Truth is. Absolutes have no agenda. In the context of our constructs light can be manipulated to cast shadows of anything. I'd painted a variation in high school after realizing I'd grown fur and was finding beautifully…Read more The Scream