Ganesha Cards: #46

From Whispers of Lord Ganesha by Angela Hartfield This card asks you to “seek and honor the beauty and splendor that is within and around you”. It is asking us to use our creativity when our critical mind is overworking. To not give up when challenges arise, especially self-doubt. One of the projects that took […]

Abuelita: The Sorry is Sometimes Silent

I received this card yesterday for my birthday. It is a watercolor painting done by my grandmother Carmen Maria “Millie” Paradiso. She was always an artist but I never saw her work until she retired and participated in some classes. At first I thought it was a hobby. But her work is amazing! I have […]

😶 Ugly, Post Malone and Tattoos

I have many, many tattoos. You don’t ever have to see them. Mostly you won’t. And when you do, they seem a surprise. It began with a memorial to my maternal grandfather; stretching into a story about the life I was living and wanted to live. It’s all a story. Each one for a reason, […]

Love Galore and Drew Barrymore 

I’ve been thinking about the small project (from Whoopie Goldberg) examining popular song or media in general that have shaped my view about romance and love. In the span of ten minutes I went through so many different songs that I couldn’t put my finger on a theme, aside from love. It wasn’t only good love, […]


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