Soul Soothing & Stirring: Music That Keeps Me Calm and/or Inspired

  I adore opportunities to slow my busy mind and truly allow myself to relax. Creativity and inspiration are awakened fully when I am in a comfortable state. Generally, opportunities for comfort are rarely found without an appropriate soundtrack. Here are some songs that aid in calming, relaxing and helping me escape the noise of … Continue reading Soul Soothing & Stirring: Music That Keeps Me Calm and/or Inspired

Unicorn by Ryan Fu (RIP Prince)

I was totally over it. Standing in front of Kitson with the rest of the assholes waiting for Kim with her sisters to come out of the store so we could shoot them for the thousandth time this week. … Source: Unicorn by Ryan Fu (RIP Prince)

Keeping The Pace: Pacewon on Twenty Years In The Music Industry

Twenty years deep in the music industry, rapper Pacewon took some time out to discuss with me his amazing journey through hip-hop and what is next on the horizon for him. A founding member of the New Jersey emcee collective The Outsidaz, Pace has continually embodied the essence of emceeing at its finest. From his … Continue reading Keeping The Pace: Pacewon on Twenty Years In The Music Industry

Random, Randomer & Randomerest, Take 2

Sometimes it feels like we all deserve medals for just making it through the day and having to deal with people. Our lives it seems are filled with interactions with people we don't choose to be around.  Your co-workers, for example, are a great example of this. You work with them because your company hired them and … Continue reading Random, Randomer & Randomerest, Take 2

Random, Randomer & Randomerest, Take 1

Thoughts I've had and captured like Gargamel wishes he could Smurfs... Being tall is so weird. Especially as a woman. People find the need to mark your arrival with awkward stares and even more awkward commentary. Random stranger: Hey, you're tall. Me: *blank stare* Random stranger: I always wanted to be tall. Me: *blank stare* … Continue reading Random, Randomer & Randomerest, Take 1

Mad Musings, Take 1: My Astrological Affinity

Ever just feel crazy? Mad, even? If I were to count the times I've felt out-of-my-head, bat-shit, cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs crazy there simply wouldn't be enough time to do anything else, let alone write this blog post. My mind often feels like a vast storage facility of introspection, sarcasm, and already realized epiphanies coupled … Continue reading Mad Musings, Take 1: My Astrological Affinity

Perception: A Quick Reminder About The Human Experience

Maybe at one time or another in your life you've read or heard the phrase "perception is everything" by some well-meaning elder trying to drop some seeds of knowledge on that oftentimes barren, dry mass of gray matter ensconced between your temples. Right? Ring a bell? No? Well, whether that phrase resonates with you or not I'm here to tell you: Perception is everything. I repeat, perception is everything. Don't believe me? Okay. I'm willing to allow you your right to disagree with me because I'm a fair person. However, I'm willing to bet you that after a bit of focus on the phrase itself, the meaning behind the words in it and a few cleverly displayed examples, you'll be inclined to believe me.

Faux Pete’s Sake: Online Dating Pair Up, Take 1

If you've seen my previous blog posts about my adventures in online dating then you know I wasn't pleased with the majority of responses I received. For awhile it seemed that there was a lack of truly interesting men who shared like interests with me. It also seemed I was severely lacking in the mindset … Continue reading Faux Pete’s Sake: Online Dating Pair Up, Take 1

Down The Rabbit Hole: Online Dating, Take 2

Most of my life I've been an extremely patient person; a fact that I attribute to my tendency to think of others before myself. It never seemed out of the ordinary or strange for me to bide my time, sit back and wait, allow others to take the lead, etc. Patience has allowed me to … Continue reading Down The Rabbit Hole: Online Dating, Take 2