I love Trillfit: the hip-hop dance moves give my spinal column all the love of a billion yogic cat-cows, but with kick-ass beats.
This past Saturday was a perfect fall day here in New England. That afternoon, I rode my bike to the bottom of Summit Ave. and parked at the corner of Beacon Street in… Continue reading
I always take pictures of street art when I travel. Here’s a piece I discovered walking down a back street in Santiago de Compostela… My latest trip made me think about the most… Continue reading
Outlier Collective asked me to write about LGBT/queer issues, namely, “to what extent can we, as hetero-identifying people who are LGBT allies, discuss queer issues, even when we support them completely? Do we have… Continue reading
I made a wonderful discovery while visiting the MFA’s thought-provoking exhibit, She Who Tells a Story: Lebanese-American photographer Rania Matar lives a short walk away from me here in Brookline. As an art-loving… Continue reading
It’s easy to be fashionable when you have money; when you don’t it takes resourcefulness, knowledge, and street smarts.
At this stage in my life, I have plenty of everything, which is why I like to shop my closet before I buy something. If I do have to head out to the shops, I try to buy what I need used, or secondhand, first. Save the planet!
My last post was about 1980s art at the ICA; let’s switch gears and move up to the present day and the artist Karen Moss (go to KarenMoss.com to see her portfolio). Off… Continue reading
This is your last week to catch a fascinating retrospective at the ICA, This Might Have Been: Art, Love and Politics in the 1980s. Click here to read the ICA’s writeup about the… Continue reading
Dear Mayor Menino, I’m seeing a lot of headlines roll by lately about cyclists getting killed, and it’s making me really upset. I applaud your efforts to make Boston a friendlier city for… Continue reading
Back in the 1980s, when I was at Barnard, there was a pioneering comic strip we used to read called Dykes to Watch Out For. Written and illustrated by Alison Bechdel, the series explored… Continue reading