Words About Where We Are And What We Know

i am feeling very quiet today. i don’t have much to say, so i am going to let someone else do the speaking for me: “Home.” Leo worked at a small sliver of wood on the old trunk. “The Island’s always been home to me. How did you like living in New York?” “I loved it...

The Animal Way

everybody is all a-flutter this morning. (except for Dad—he’s always just kind of swimming along.) that must be it.  my parents raised me to be a Lobsterbird. my mother, lover of birds and flowers and that of the Earth. her energy, while always big, comes in huge...

Where We Are in Space

this morning i did yoga outside in the 90 degree heat, bugs swirling all around, sweat profusely dripping off my body… it was glorious. i practiced for so long, zoning in on my breath, on my center, and moving so slowly that i could gauge where either of them were at...

The Many Homes I Call Home

::: On the Way Home ::: the New Jersey Parkway is so green that i almost feel like i am on my way to some warped version of Bali. maybe i am, in a way, if i am traveling to another place that feels like home… i used to have this weird conflict of language usage that...

Connecting Red Threads

Toshi and i have been friends for 7 years now. we met in Voice & Speech class when i first started acting school at HB Studio and he just moved to the U.S. from Japan. we were friends at first sight even though we never officially hung out that much outside of...

A Week After Being Here, I Finally Arrive Home

:: Day Seven Back in NYC – One Week Anniversary! :: well, it looks like all it took was a night of getting a few drinks, having great artistic conversation, and pushing myself to go to bed a couple hours later than the jet lag time was allowing—and i am back on...

Queen of Nothingness

i have henceforth decreed that i will cease any and all attempts to be a functioning member of society. i shall do only that which pleases me. this includes staying in my pajamas, staying in my apartment, and staying away from any and all obligations that do not...

The Nest of The Rising Sun

:: 6.6.12 (same same + each other) :: ~ Sitting in the Bird’s Nest for Sunrise ~ i have been so blessed to be able to, in ten days, see the sun set over the beaches of Canggu and watch it rise again over the mountaintops of Mount Batukaru. to hear the sounds of the...

More Cosmic Motion

:: Transit of Venus – An Auspicious Day! :: while in Seminyak, Karen sent me this about the Transit of Venus. from Planet Waves, by Eric Francis.   Transit of Venus: Embracing the Solar Feminine    Dear Friend and Reader:   “As the apple...