Category: Art

Dancing the Blues Away

Life’s gonna drop you down like the limbs from a tree It sways and it swings and it bends until it makes you see. ~ Madonna (“Jump”) Okay, so 30 years after I was not allowed to join my middle school friends at her Virgin Tour (the last time she was in Portland…gasp!!!), I’m now sayin’ suck it, ma, and…

Tuesday Go Ponder: Oh Captain, My Captain

Dead Poets Society made me an English major in college, supported my passion for living my life in my very own way, has for 20+ years remained inspiration for my writing and encouraging others to follow their heart. To this day it still gives me chills to watch this scene. What movies inspire you?

EcoGrrl-icious

Hola everyone! I’m back in the good ol’ US of A and was so excited to return to daffodils coming up in the garden, tulips six or seven inches out of the ground and promising a ton of blooms this spring, garlic advancing nicely, and sunshine all around.  Of course it’s raining now as I write this, but hey, it…

Weekend in Pictures

so….this weekend i did my first spoken word! i did my usual writing in my cafes, reading for my new class, and a bit of work of course as well, as well as spent a lovely time perusing the junk stores and eating a killer burger, but the best of the best was definitely getting out there with one of…

Red Dog

Found this long-recommended Australian flick today in the Redbox that I’d always wanted to see, but never came to Portland.  If you know the story of Red Dog, or even of Hachi, or just know what they mean when they say, sometimes you pick the dog, sometimes the dog picks you. Thinking about my Daisy girl while watching this, I…

becoming unstuck

ever wake up with a song in your mind, find yourself singing it softly to yourself, wondering how it ever appeared in your head?  this was one of those days, in the sunshine as i walked to the park, humming it then finding myself softly when i come back, i’ll wear your ring…and you know why it’s in your mind, because…