friendship


They write stuff and drink coffee at Starbucks. They eat well. They are advocates for love, justice and social change. They photograph expressions of love. They have friends and partners and lovers. They are social creatures and recluses. They are leaders and followers. They are inclusive. They are bold and meek. They […]

Artists do Many Things


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WAKING INSTANTS 09: JOSEPHINE “To the left, to the left” she would chant to Beyonce’s “Irreplaceable”. Josephine’s chanting brought a gentle laughter to all of us, at any given time. With delivered acceptance. Jo, as she was often referred, didn’t fit into the culture of mainstream rules and regulations — […]

WAKING INSTANTS 09: JOSEPHINE


Gratitude
Waking Instants 04: RUTH Ruth was my second Mother. A friend of the family, she was there from beginning — the day I was born actually. Over the year’s our friendship grew and what we shared is indescribable. Ruth or “Ruthy” as I called her, lived next door and was […]

WAKING INSTANTS 04: RUTH



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Here’s the thing about social media. You can use it to meet really great people! Last Saturday, I had the opportunity to meet up with my friends, inspirational singer/speaker/author, Noelle Marie Amendola and her husband Vince, at a Starbucks in my neck of the woods, as they toured through New England. What […]

The Thing About Social Media


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One thing I learned from loss is: Without the job, the title, the car, the money – you discover who love’s and supports you for who you really are. And they are the same people who include and support everyone else’s successes and dreams – which is a good barometer […]

Loss Teaches