The oldest account of an umbrella dates back 2,400 years ago. Since then, the umbrella design has remained pretty much the same. What a useful device to shield from the sun and rain. Read Full Article →
As an unknown once said,
“True love is like a pair of socks:
you gotta have two and they’ve gotta match.”
Do you have a doppelgänger? My brother once met his in Hawaii. While on vacation, working out at the gym my brother noticed a poster with the gym manager’s name and photo on it. The gym manager had the same name as my brother! How random! So, my brother introduced himself to the manager and in that moment, the stars aligned and time suspended – cue the music. Read Full Article →
Messy Nessy – a cabinet of chic curiosities – proves that content is king. I keep returning to the site to discover odd, mysterious, esoteric tidbits of information. Secret Paris spots are revealed, as well as, other hidden gems found throughout the world. Take a look at a small sampling of finds on the site: Read Full Article →
Immortality intrigues me. Would an immortal get bored with life? Would the changing cityscapes sadden or delight? Would friendships mystify?
Continuing on my quest to satisfy my curiosity surrounding immortality, I’ve watched the following movies: Read Full Article →
Lately, I’ve noticed a man vs nature theme in recent movies. The dynamics between man and nature interests me. Although not always portrayed in Hollywood, coexistence and harmony with the earth and it’s inhabitants feels right by me.
Here are some man vs nature movies that stand out in my mind: Read Full Article →
I love Frida Kahlo’s use of tropical botanicals and animals in her self portraits. On deeper observation, glimpses of Frida’s pain often grace some of her paintings along with escape routes to process her thoughts and feelings. I’ve posted the more positive paintings in this update (11.10.2017). Read Full Article →
A few years ago, I visited the La Brea Tar Pits. This place has always fascinated me as I empathize with the dinosaurs who got stuck in the ooey-gooey tar. As I gaze into the tar, my imagination takes me back to prehistoric times filled with exotic plants and creatures. Time suspends. Read Full Article →