Totalitarianism Anyone? ☠️

I saw an interview on TV this week with Masha Gessen, a writer being interviewed about her newest book called, The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia, the winner of the 2017 National Book Award for non-fiction. Now, is that the coolest title, or what? Just think about that for a minute. It has . . . → Read More: Totalitarianism Anyone? ☠️

Do You Often Forget That There is Balance in the World? ☯️

So, this MUST have happened to you at some point…. I mean, it’s not just me, right?

Someone does something, ahem, unpleasant to you and you curl up inside and start to back away. You begin to close up, get a little bitter and start to mentally shut them out.

The Art of Asking . . . → Read More: Do You Often Forget That There is Balance in the World? ☯️

One Global Government and Mediating the Parent/Child of Technology….

Listening to one of my favorite podcasts just recently, the Disrupt Yourself podcast with Whitney Johnson, I fell in fascination with an interview

Kevin Kelly

with Kevin Kelly, the executive founder of Wired Magazine. He had some intriguing and thought provoking things to say about the future of tech and where we’re going with . . . → Read More: One Global Government and Mediating the Parent/Child of Technology….

Release of a Baby App into the World…and Some Encouragement

Ok, you heard it here first folks! The Android version of All The Pardons app (the app that tells you not to be rude with your cell phone) is released and the iOS version is coming very shortly! I can’t believe it!

AllThePardons.com App

This has been such a long road and I feel . . . → Read More: Release of a Baby App into the World…and Some Encouragement

Fort Point Open Studios This Weekend. Will I See You?

So, two local things to pass along this week….

Fields Corner T Station

As a 10 year resident of Dorchester (and did I mention that I love it?) I had to brag on this article declaring Fields Corner (where I live) as being voted one of the nation’s greatest neighborhoods (or just “hood”, as . . . → Read More: Fort Point Open Studios This Weekend. Will I See You?

Wanna Read My 15 Minutes of Fame?

Hey there everyone. Just step up one at a time….there’s time and room for all of you….

Not that kind of marketing!

JK, no my 15 minutes isn’t going to my head. Actually, I would have to correct you – it’s my FIRST 15 minutes. More to come, really.

So, I was briefly interviewed . . . → Read More: Wanna Read My 15 Minutes of Fame?

You Can’t Keep a Good Paintress Down….

On Wednesday evening I attended a talk at the MFA by Gail Levin who is an accomplished writer and professor of Art History, American Studies, and Women Studies at Baruch College and the Graduate Center of CUNY.

Lee Krasner

Her newest biography is on Lee Krasner who she knew when she was a young . . . → Read More: You Can’t Keep a Good Paintress Down….

Thinking about Feminism….

“When you are going through hell, keep going.” Winston Churchill

I am not going through hell, but at times aren’t we all? Moments even?

Today I am thinking about Feminism and how it became a dirty word? When did everyone turn against it? It seems like a conspiracy coming from the girly magazines, Paris Hilton, . . . → Read More: Thinking about Feminism….

Being who you are....

I read this killer article last night about how Shakespeare’s writings could very easily have been written by this Jewish woman named Amelia Bassano.

I wrote a paper in college on who actually wrote Shakespeare’s works and I didn’t know about this woman at the time. I guess she just came into notice in the . . . → Read More: Being who you are….