The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

The Glorious (and Gory) Story Being sent on a Spirit Quest to do seva (service) for the Asian Elephants of Thailand, I had little idea of what that meant. I had only a remembrance that I had been there 10 years ago. At that time, my heart was calling me to ride an...
Your Life Can Be an Epic Star Wars Odyssey

Your Life Can Be an Epic Star Wars Odyssey

May the 4th Be With You!!! Welcome to Save the World: Star Wars Edition yes, that is an internet meme. it is also the story of my life. it is also entirely possible that you, too, can yield the Force, destroy evil and save the Universe. read on, young Jedi, and all...
Calling all Hermiones for a Virtual Pilgrimage!

Calling all Hermiones for a Virtual Pilgrimage!

i am cracking up because of the title of this post, but it’s true! i was interviewed for ArtBiz Wizard Alexis Fedor’s podcast and when i was describing the following opportunity for transformation, she exclaimed, “This is exactly what I wish for—to...
For The Birds

For The Birds

the event of a thread — Day 4 today marked my first Saturday shift at the event of a thread. welcome to wild weekends at the Armory! up until this point, i have been so appreciative of the way that people have interacted with this exhibit. i was stunned by the...
Creatures of the Night

Creatures of the Night

Event of a Thread — Day 2 working a shift at night is a totally different feeling. you would think that i would be used to it, having worked in bars and clubs for so many years that i can’t even count the number on both hands. but even after all this time, it is still...
Connecting to a Sense of Timelessness

Connecting to a Sense of Timelessness

The Event of a Thread – Day 1 Timelessness. Universality. Interconnectedness. Joyfulness. Simplicity. today was my very first shift at the Armory. amidst the chaos of my final week of the Fall semester in grad school, the holiday hubbub, subway delays, and too...
A TED Talk Come True

A TED Talk Come True

:: Manifesting My Passions :: on November 21st, i had a rehearsal in my apartment with Sameer Parekh of Falkor Systems and his flying robot, Ary. while getting reading for them to arrive, i found this: three years ago i put this post-it note on my desk. on that day, i...

Adventures in the ‘Hood

:: Day 6 back in NYC :: today is a new day—a more musical one! the birds are singing alongside the hip hop blasting down my block in Brooklyn. i woke up at 4:30am and despite some initial annoyance, i decided to channel that energy into a more creative one. i already...

Bali Mountain Morning

:: Spreading our Wings and Learning to Fly :: Most Peaceful, Restful Sleep of this trip – i Slept almost Ten Hours! Finish Computer Programming Final(ly)! Virtual Connection with the World Briefly Reestablished Azoo Waits for me at Breakfast – Good Morning, Friend!...

The Process

5.13.12   :: archiving my writing from the past and posting from the future ::   what have i learned today?  have i been on a journey yet? am i more present when i am here writing or less? when i am writing, i feel like i am able to perceive more and ask...