Raw from the Road, May 23, 2017 Now Trending The need for an empty space, a pause, is something we have all felt in our bones; it’s the rest in a piece of music that gives it resonance and shape. Pico Iyer Do you notice how many emails you are getting […]
Not One More
Raw from the Road, Las Cruces, April 13, 2017 Don’t Cry Mama Don’t cry mama It aint so bad Come a little closer I can’t see you I know you don’t like to come here much You prefer the cemetery The proper burial ground But you know my soul is right here This is where […]
Following Foot Steps
Raw From The Road, July 12, 2016 Following Footsteps I recently did a search for famous women photographers and found a list of ten famous women. Did you know that out of the ten, five were born in the 1800’s and four were born in the 20th century? One was born in 1799? […]
Oh Grow Up!
Raw from the Road, June 14, 2016 Oh Grow Up! If we fall, we don’t need self-recrimination or blame or anger – we need a reawakening of our intention and a willingness to re-commit, to be whole-hearted once again. Sharon Salzberg Cathy Rigby, competitor in gymnastics in the 1968 summer olympics. She is one of my childhood idols, […]
Writing a column for Ladies of the Valley!
Beyond delighted to write the Ladies of the Valley Column for the brand new Santa Ynez Valley Star Newspaper, which will be coming out in February! The women I will write about, as in the ladies who have been interviewed for the documentary, are representative of all women and people who have a dream, and […]
Ladies of the Valley – First Trailer – Dream!
It is one of my dreams to share the inspiration of others through my work, my photography and this is just the beginning. The first trailer to the Ladies of the Valley documentary is here! By first, I mean that I intend to create more than 1 trailer as there are 22 women interviewed to […]
Promotion is a Beautiful Thing
As a musician and artist, I have always had to promote myself. I never had an agent or any significant representation, it was always just me, marketing me, promoting me. I took myself pretty far, not as far as I would have liked, but for someone who had no training in marketing or promotion, I did pretty […]
I Know A Woman Like That
Tonight at Jeanie Madsen Gallery Elaine and Virginia Madsen will be presenting their documentary, “I Know A Woman Like That.” This film documents and celebrates the lively and beautiful lives of older women. Here is a link to the Film Trailer.
Day 48 – Modern Cowgirl
This is Holly. She lives in Santa Paula on a ranch. She’s beautiful, smart and friendly… We stopped on the road to admire her beautiful oak tree and chairs and she drove her tractor over to say hello. In a very short time we got to know each other… We love meeting people on the […]
Day 43 – Humanity
Today I walked by a house and the family just moved in. The gardener stopped to let me and the dogs pass by and during that time the man of the house came out introduced himself to the gardener and offered him a bottle of water. Humanity exists right here in my neighborhood and that’s […]
Day 44 – The Georgian Sessions
View from sessions about self-image and beauty with Jeanie Madsen.We are creating change together!
Day 25- Dog Day Afternoon
Day 24 – The Georgian Sessions Continue
For the last few months I have had the pleasure of meeting with gallery owner, Jeanie Madsen. It all started when I sent her an email a couple of years ago to let her know that I really appreciated her tenacity in her marketing and her constancy in supporting art and artists. It took us […]
Day 6 – Father’s Day
We decided to try a new place to walk today and ventured to Marina Del Rey. Not exactly nature, but still a nice walk with reminders all around about what’s important in life. I believe all men are fathers…in one way or another. I am so grateful for my own father, who is celebrating on […]