(Mixtape) August: eights and zeros

1980 The decade when  MTV launched, leg warmers were hot, cell phones were bricks with antennas, and hair looked as if it was styled with exploding sticks of dynamite. The 80’s was the year with heavy-breathing headlines focused on the technology boom, the explosion of The Challenger, Ronald Reagan’s assassination attempt and the tear down…

Confessions of a once-terrible plant mom

A true story starring: My lavender plants and the Grim Reaper There have been some traumatic ups and downs in my life lately. Job shifts, career changes, family drama, spiritual struggles and emotional challenges are vague topics that sum up the complex spirograph of ongoings creating my ever-changing life image. (For fun: Here is an example…

Poetry:

a power outage and the pauses we take I am trying to twist my hands into shadow puppets and flowers. I twist my face in the process and you ask me what I am not saying. You are not looking at the shadows. I am failing to create a picture to look at, so I…

Documenting Journies

I’m learning how to capture the moments. Here are a few moments from one of the best weekends of my adulthood.