Tag Archives: Beauty

A Crone’s Declaration

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About Face IV

Suicide is a difficult topic for the living. And it hardly seems approachable on this lovely Spring Saturday. This post has been stirring since I learned of the death of Dr. Frederic Brandt, celebrity dermatologist, who recently committed suicide.   … Continue reading

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Authentic Fashionista

It’s time for a little self deprecating humor. Please humor me. When I was a little girl, I was fascinated with my mother’s lipstick: Fire Engine Red. My curiosity led me to her vanity mirror where I smudged my little … Continue reading

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About Face IV

 “For by his face straight, shall you know his heart.” Shakespeare, Richard III  “The face is the soul of the body.” ~ Wittgenstein As I continue the exploration of Face, Beauty, and Soul, I thought I’d zero in on how … Continue reading

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just one more…

“A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of Grand Jatte “ Georges Seurat …just one more image that reflects the transition into autumn. Yesterday, was the best blend of cool and crisp; warm and sunny. The feeling in this painting reflects … Continue reading

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autumn light

  I don’t know about you, but I love this time of year. I must confess that Halloween has never been a favorite. I resonate much more with the Harvest, (must be the Demeter in me) and The Chinese Moon … Continue reading

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PrettyPorn: Living The Instagram Life

Did you know that Instagram is now touted to be the new Facebook? (!) I found a most provocative piece in the NY Times (of all places), written by financial planner Carl Richards. Now I must confess, my news reading … Continue reading

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The Unfolding Story…

“Daily we unfold our stories into the world– some of them consciously constructed, some of them arising of their own accord. Stories run through us from our ancestors, from our culture, from our environment. There are stories we tell ourselves, … Continue reading

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Be A Noticer of the Good

    A simple message on a soft summer Sunday. I am currently reading about art as a practice of “seeing”.     Seeing, as in, slowing down to, stopping and observing the common and the ordinary. This practice is … Continue reading

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Alchemy & Ratatouille

 Whenever I want to re~set, re~create myself, I often take to the kitchen. I am also a gardener, along with my beloved Green Man. We call our place “The Shire”. An Hobbit homage to big bare feet, pipe weed, and … Continue reading

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