Ballet Colors

Have you ever fallen in love with a color?  I think I can fall in love with just about anything - a country, a foreign language, a letter, or a wor...

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Antwerp

In my last post, I mentioned a Belgian artist named Jan Fabre, who did the beautiful beetle wing installation at the Royal Palace in Brussels.  He’...

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More Beetle Wings

I was talking to a friend last week about the Amazonia necklace, on which I used beetle wings, and she told me about an amazing exhibit she saw in ...

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Reykjavik

I remember looking at globes and maps of the world in my father’s study when I was younger. One day I noticed Iceland and Greenland, and my father ...

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Cairo

When I was about seven or eight years old, my grandparents started traveling all over the world. They’d send me postcards that would light my imagi...

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Monte Carlo

I love F. Scott Fitzgerald.  My favorite of his novels is “Tender Is the Night”, which takes place on the French Riviera in the late 1920s, and chr...

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Amazonia

Since I was at least 19, but probably way before then, I’ve had a love affair with Brazil. I remember the first time I heard “The Girl From Ipanema...

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I've finally caved in...

…and decided to start a blog. I’ve been hearing so much about social media lately and how it is radically changing the way we communicate. I was ...

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