Is it wrong that the thought of writing this post alone overwhelms me? The issues of race in this country and around the world are so great and complex and personal that I know not where to start. It’s bad. Even Dave Chappelle can’t find a joke. Should I share a personal story or two? Which stories? Should I focus on a specific issue? Which … Continue reading This post is exhausting just thinking about it.
Ego vs Self Tackling perfectionism and overthinking to boost creative output and overcome fear of criticism. Continue reading Ego vs. Self
Sometimes in our zeal to explore new worlds, we forget the cool stuff in our own backyard. As for Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami, Florida, I’ve been hearing about this popular landmark all my life, yet I’ve passed it countless times. This visit was long overdue. Continue reading Visiting Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
To be, or not to be PODCAST EPISODE There are certain things in life you fall in love with immediately and for all time. William Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, or The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is one of those things. I read Hamlet with a mind spinning and a heart being pulled in every direction. Who doesn’t love a brooding intellectual hottie caught up … Continue reading To Be, or Not to Be
This opera alludes to the Roman legend of the Aeneid. It tells the story of the Trojan warrior Aeneas who’s ship is blown off course on his way to Italy. He lands instead in Carthage where he meets Queen Dido and falls in love. Dido is skeptical, to say the least. Continue reading I Kinda Sing Opera Now
The other day I was all excited to sit down and start recording a video about one of my favorite works of art– Ugolino and His Sons by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux. I’ve loved it for years and I can speak about it at length; there should’ve been no issues, right? Haha, yeah, okay. Here’s what happened. I got myself dressed in a silky, sophisticated blouse– appropriate … Continue reading Aim for Better, Not Perfect
This sort of balmy, breezy weather makes productivity feel like a dirty word invented by soul-crushing fascists. Continue reading The Great Escape?
How do I pack for Los Angeles in the fall? Here’s a comprehensive look. Continue reading What I Wore: Los Angeles Edition
Hey everyone, welcome back! As promised, I’m here this week sharing my experience with fashion and portrait photography. I don’t profess to know everything. I don’t even profess to know half of everything. So why am I writing this post? Because every new endeavor is an accumulation of hundreds of tiny little successes and failures, and in the time I’ve been doing this, I’ve learned … Continue reading Try New Things: Fashion Photography