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Visiting Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Lately I’ve been thinking. We travel to far off places, visit new cities, new states, new countries, new continents, we gawk, we’re amazed, we’re grateful, we post to Instagram, we hashtag #wander; that’s cool. Sometimes, however, in our zeal to explore new worlds, we forget the cool stuff in our own backyard. As for Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami, Florida, I’ve been hearing about … Continue reading Visiting Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Red Vintage Blazer, or 90s Power Mom

Women’s suits have an interesting history. Wanna hear some? Excellent. In the 1870s, Paris was in an uproar over the custom-made trouser suits being worn by actress Sarah Bernhardt. She liked to call them her “boy clothes”, which- safe to assume, further pissed off those men and women who already felt she lacked the proper level of shame. In the 19th century, women were experiencing … Continue reading Red Vintage Blazer, or 90s Power Mom

Aim for Better, Not Perfect

The other day I was all excited to sit down and start recording a video about one of my favorite works of art– Ugolino and His Sons by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux. I’ve loved it for years and I can speak about it at length; there should’ve been no issues, right? Haha, yeah, okay. Here’s what happened. I got myself dressed in a silky, sophisticated blouse– appropriate … Continue reading Aim for Better, Not Perfect

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Sunday Bonus: The Broken Writers Society, a Comedy

Hey all, I don’t normally post on Sundays and this isn’t a typical style of post for me, but I just wanted to show you all my latest sketch comedy creation, as well as show you what you’re missing if you aren’t following me on Instagram and IGTV. I know, I’m shameless, right? This sketch is all about the ugly underbelly of the #writerlife. What … Continue reading Sunday Bonus: The Broken Writers Society, a Comedy