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Engaging with Stars

Hello Beautiful People, I have to admit I was a bit starstruck after looking into James Franco’s eyes while holding his hands late late Saturday night after meeting Scott Haze, Jacob Loeb (Soon to be seen in James Franco’s much-anticipated independent … Continue reading

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Saturday night! James Franco’s The Sound and the Fury premiers at the Historic Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills

Word is that James may be flying in for the The Sound and the Fury’s opening night from the the set of HBO’s The Deuce where when asked about the relevance and timing of the making of the film he laughed … Continue reading

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There is Always Room for a Belly Laugh: Engaging with B’tches in Bookshops

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Advice for Young Writers and Writers that are Young at Heart

  “Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won’t adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is to sign on as its accomplice. Instead of vowing to honor and obey, maybe we should swear to aid … Continue reading

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Tibetian Peach Pie, Malibu, and Tom Robbins: at Diesel a Bookstore- tonight!

Hello Again Lovely Reader! It has been too long. I have missed reading your blogs and hearing from you. And I’ve missed writing!! My healing journey has returned me to the City of Angels. Pacific Palisades to be precise. All … Continue reading

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Obsession, suicide, virginity, alcoholism, deception and promiscuity, not necessarily in that order

“it’s not that ‘literary” fiction’, and their cousin ‘literary film’ can’t be an escape, a highly enjoyable one, it is that they offer so much more than that because the story doesn’t depend on a formula. They are organic and sometimes messy … Continue reading

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Inspiration Thursday or Friday…!

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Tea and Poetry for Breakfast

Aloha Lovely Readers, I want to share the poem below, by the talented, lyric, Rita Dove, with you today.You may remember her from her stint as The United States Poet Laureate from 1993-95. I had my poetry for breakfast with … Continue reading

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Note to Self….

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Proofs Positive: Lush and erotic tableaux entice you into another dimension.

I am so in love with Margriet  Smulders‘ work. I want to live in one of her photographs…. A quote from the artist- My life and work are full of contradictions between the mind and the body, between science and … Continue reading

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Poetry is the l…

Poetry is the language of the soul. It comes from beyond the mind, affecting your body, your feelings and the very biochemistry of your awareness. True poetry can be a force of awakening. It speaks heart to heart and reinvents … Continue reading

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Go Beyond the Restrictions of your Era and your Ego….

And let yourself enter the world of the senses through the practice of haiku. “Haiku is not a shriek, a howl, a sigh, or a yawn; rather, it is the deep breath of life.” So breath deeply and for one … Continue reading

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Five Seven Five Your Haiku Lucky Numbers

The picture above, which I composed yesterday out of the common household and garden objects I had lying around, was a creative, playful, way for me to visually represent the 3 phrase, 5/7/5 haiku form. Note the word playful. If … Continue reading

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Haiku to Engage Your Senses and Awaken your Heart

Haiku for Engaging the Senses by Sabrina Vog shrouds the sun Why. Is Pele mad A silly question? (sight) Red Bougainvilla All hot promise no perfume Red earth roots me too. (sight,smell) Geckos sing all night She mourns love gone … Continue reading

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Black Dogs, Sad Songs, Salt Water, and the Senses

Last week I wrote about Hearing- ways to engage with this sense, and touched on the effects of how and what we listen to on our health.I’m hoping some of you tried out the “Whispering Breath Practice”and would love to … Continue reading

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Books will always be the new black.

Barbara’s Bookstore, headquartered in Chicago, will be expanding  their presence in Macy’s nationally starting next year, according to PW. This summer 40 stores around the country have opened patterned after the Chicago State Street setup. These are modest 1600 sq.…

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Going Direct: Knowing Beauty for Your Wonder-Full Self

Your attention is an extremely powerful and valuable tool. One corporations, telemarketers, and others who want your money spend a lot of time and money of their own trying to capture. They do this by storming your senses with images, … Continue reading

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