The Best Tunes For Any Table Scape

A tasteful Sunday brunch? A flavorful Friday night dinner? A light Wednesday breakfast? Whatever meal you sit down with, at the dining room table or living room coffee table, music is always ready to accompany you. On Monday, I posted a blog about the best instrumentals and ambient tracks to listen to while needing to… Continue reading The Best Tunes For Any Table Scape


The Best Instrumentals & Ambient Tracks To Listen To And Remain Focused

Maybe you are about to hunker down for the weekend and need to enter the right mindset in order to focus and channel in on the tasks at hand. Right now, it isn't words that are your friend, but rather instruments and sounds. Maybe you want to push aside the oral strain of voices and… Continue reading The Best Instrumentals & Ambient Tracks To Listen To And Remain Focused

Library Card: What I Read As A Child

What books did you read as a child? Did you get lost inside the illustrated tales? Did you lose yourself in Judy Blume's world? No matter the stories you checked-out from the library or filled your bookshelves with, it is no secret that any children's book plays a monumental role in developing a lifelong passion… Continue reading Library Card: What I Read As A Child

Shakespeare Sonnets To Inspire Illustrations

Illustrators are a remarkable group of artists. Their mind is artistic and hands pulsating with technique and talent. As they produce heaps of work for clients or just for fun, they must remain inspired. Illustrators have little time to hit those creative roadblocks. While writing can inspire other textual work, it can also inspire illustrations… Continue reading Shakespeare Sonnets To Inspire Illustrations

20 Days Of Index Card A Day

It is easy for artists and lovers of childhood to recall the clatter of colored pencil piles, hands diving for a particular color, and the scratching of points against paper. For this blog post, I grabbed a pack of colored pencils, white index cards, and cued up the Netflix original series, The Ranch. Over the… Continue reading 20 Days Of Index Card A Day

A March Poem: Door Mat

Coir door mat Can fit two feet And ten toes But just the ones That are yours. A tambourine knock And a chime doorbell. Wait just a Moment As the screen Swings open For you. The sky is changing Spinning and shifting No longer Cloud covered. It wasn't a Thunderstorm That was coming. Spring was… Continue reading A March Poem: Door Mat

What Would A Modern Version Of Friends Look Like?

Friends first aired in 1994. Since the ending of the show in 2004 it has not diminished in popularity. Viewers flock to Netflix to stream the episodes and catch up with the crew. From first season, the characters are lovable and compliment each other. From Rachel's charm to Phoebe's eccentric-ness, and Monica's energy, the girls… Continue reading What Would A Modern Version Of Friends Look Like?

Life Lessons Told Through Song Lyrics

Rap and hip-hop is known for being an innovative and transformative genre. It is also known for common questioning of how seriously it can be taken. The language includes all of the words we were taught to never speak. But what if some of the most important and relevant life lessons we could ever learn,… Continue reading Life Lessons Told Through Song Lyrics

The Teachings Of Amusement Parks

"Amusement parks." When you hear the phrase, your mind might dart to the thick, wafting scents of popcorn, soft pretzels, funnel cake, and cotton candy. Your mind may even dash to the stomach motion of roller coaster drops and spins. Your ears, too, could hear the faint, yet piercing echoes of screams and excitable cries… Continue reading The Teachings Of Amusement Parks