“The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.” ~ Marcus Tulles Cicero People say time heals all wounds. It truly depends on what kind of wound it is. For some wounds, like those caused by death, even the best handcrafters can’t glue back a shattered heart to the way it was before.… Continue reading The Misnomer that Time Heals all Wounds
“There’s design, and there’s art. Good design is total harmony. There’s no better designer than nature – if you look at a branch or a leaf, it’s perfect. It’s all function. Art is different. It’s about emotion. It’s about suffering and beauty – but mostly suffering!” ~ Diane von Furstenberg Though I may be a… Continue reading What DO I Wear!?!? Flirty. Fun. Fall. Fashion.
“Halloween is an opportunity to be really creative.” ~ Judy Gold You could argue that even from a young age I loved clothes and fashion. My mom use to spend hours sitting at her sewing machine, while my siblings and I boisterously played outside. She would make dresses, and sweaters. Vests for my brothers and… Continue reading Retrospection in Halloween Costumes
“By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And autumn’s best of cheer.” ~ Helen Hunt Jackson Keeping with the apple theme and also channeling a bit of childhood, my Mom, aunt, and grandmother use to make this scrumptious delicacy all the time when I was growing up. Yet… Continue reading A Homemade Applesauce Converter
“Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.” ~ Walter Scott As a former pastry chef now living in the Concrete Jungle. I don’t get a lot of opportunities to strut my baking chomps. After all, I live in the city known for micro apartments… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Apple Crisp
“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” ~ George Eliot Living in the Concrete Jungle doesn’t give way to many fall like opportunities unless you hit up the local farmers markets on Sundays or take a stroll… Continue reading Picking a Peck of Apples
“What I do like is hiking. And that’s what filmmaking is. It’s a hike. It’s challenging and exhausting, and you don’t know what the terrain is going to be or necessarily even which direction you’re going in… but it sure is beautiful.” ~ Joss Whedon During the fall there is nothing like the colorful leafs painted, gently… Continue reading Wanderlusting in Redstone Quarry