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Elegance beneath the grapefruit tree or technolgy, fashion and cities

Elegance beneath the grapefruit tree or technolgy, fashion and cities

posted on Saturday November 15, 2014 | in Crik Crak | 1 Comment

I presented this piece at the Holon Museum in Tel-a -viv in 2012. I’ve thought about putting it on the blog since then but never felt that it was ready enough to share. It still needs lots of work as there’s a lot more I’d like to say, so please knowing that it is still […]



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Tigressions

October 27, 2014 | Crik Crak | 0 Comments

  Humberto Leon & Carol LIM in conversation with Shala Monroque Humberto LEON and Carol LIM, friends from their time at the University of California, Berkeley, founded the retail venture Opening Ceremony in 2002, dedicated to bringing clothing from around the world to American consumers. Its immediate, spectacular success led them into designing as well […]



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The Giving Tree

September 19, 2013 | The Crystal Tearoom | 3 Comments

  Once there was a tree…. and she loved a little boy. And everyday the boy would come and he would gather her leaves and make them into crowns and play king of the forest. He would climb up her trunk and swing from her branches and eat apples. And they would play hide-and-go-seek. And […]



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Chisel Street. (1997)

September 17, 2013 | Crik Crak | 2 Comments

  Two boys on one bicycle, three ladies chatting gossiping even. a fat lady strolling home a lover caressing his wife a baby growing cold. a homeless woman crossing the street; two cardboard boxes her shelter – a liability one woman selling at a tray radio at hand listening to events of the day. two […]



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love after love

  Love After Love The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror and each will smile at the other’s welcome, and say, sit here. Eat. You will love again the stranger who was your self. Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart […]



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If you’re looking for a bicycle helmet….

If you’re looking for a bicycle helmet….

June 28, 2013 | The Basin Jamet | 0 Comments

I’m one of those stupid people who rides around New York City, with all it’s mad cabs, without a helmet.  Even stupider is the reason – I hadn’t found one that looked cool enough.  Well enter the Martone Cycle Company and voila, I’ll soon be riding safely in style.  The helmet should be available within […]



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Something fishy

Something fishy

One early Saturday morning just a few weeks ago I drove up and down the windy road from Rodney Bay to Marigot Bay to attend a Kids4Coral class sponsored by La Mer.  I’d dragged my long lost cousin who now lives on another island and happened to be in St.Lucia at the time with me. […]



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Plastics

Plastics

This week I attended Standard Talks curated by Sunny Bates, a member of the Brain Trust of TED.  Her guest speakers were Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen from Google speaking about their new book, “The New Digital Age Reshaping the future of People, Nations and Business.  One thing from the talk sticks out for me.  Ms. Bates who […]



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Wear it don’t bear it!

Wear it don’t bear it!

Often when a tragedy of violence occurs we come together as a nation to provide comfort, wisdom and support. We heal, we continue on. How many of us can say that our spirits were roused so intensely that we decided to take action? Toby Milstein a junior at Barnard College in New York City used […]



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Women of compassion

Women of compassion

April 6, 2013 | The Crystal Tearoom | 2 Comments

Often we feel that the problems of the world are too overwhelming for us to do anything significant.  Dr. Sunitha Krishnan would like you to pause for a moment and rethink this notion; for if everyone would take the time to consider each other with compassion, to do just our small bit, there would be […]



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…because ideas can only lead to action

…because ideas can only lead to action

March 31, 2013 | Tuning in to Josephine | 1 Comment

“Yet one must also recognize that morality is based on ideas and that all ideas are dangerous – dangerous because ideas can only lead to action and where the action leads no man can say.” James Baldwin



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What I wore today: day 5. and the end.
Like warm womb water
“Our greatest glory lies, not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
     

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