Roshnic’s Fashion Show

Every year, Roshnic raises awareness for a local non-profit through her fashion shows. This year she picked the youth literacy group I volunteer with! It was a lovely show that lifted everyone’s spirits. She is a talented artist with a beautiful spirit. Her website is https://roshnic.co

Valentines Day Festivities

Twinkling night partiesMoon romances starry skiesPromises the world Happy Valentines Day! In my world, time is just zooming by so quickly! When I was a kid, I felt like time was moving at a snail’s pace. Maybe being sheltered from adult responsibilities allowed me to experience the luxury of time. I’m not sure if that…

#OctPoWriMo12 – Locked in Time

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul. “ Martha Graham Locked in time, ballet dancer’s grace is lockedMay mystify viewers early in MayWork of beauty requires ample workPower released through body of power Depth of breaths connects to musical depthBalanced and poised, mystery is balancedDaring to dream is in itself daringBlack sophistication hidden in…

A-to-Z Challenge: Tarantella

Tarantella in Literature “Like the macaroons, the tarantella symbolizes a side of Nora that she cannot normally show. It is a fiery, passionate dance that allows Nora to drop the façade of the perfect mild-mannered Victorian wife.” Litcharts.com quote from Henrik Ibsen’s book, “A Doll’s House” A few years ago, I read Henrik Ibsen’s book,…

A-to-Z Challenge: Justice

Hello everyone! Lady Justice wants to say hello as well. This morning I read an article from opendemocracy.net : Six boys, one cop, and the road to restorative justice I’ve been meaning to explore a concept that caught my attention a few years ago. My former ethics professor once told us there was a Fulbright…

Lunar New Year

Radiant blossomsJoy overflowing withinLife begins anew Hello everyone! Just want to let you know that I’ll be gone for the first week of February celebrating the Vietnamese Lunar New Year (Tet) with my family. In the mean time, I would like to share a few fun facts about the celebration and a hope for a…

Flower of the Day – 10.6.18

Good morning! Another energy boost from Cee’s photo of her dahlia! Before I head out to work today, I wanted to share rows of mums in the oriental market during the Vietnamese New Year season called Tet. (At least I think they’re mums! 😉 ) In just a few minutes from when this shot is…

Dance on the Balcony

09.19.18 Dream: It was dark outside, and solar stake lights lit up the sidewalks leading up to a white two story condo where there was a party. On the second floor, I saw a bunch of young adults ballroom dancing around a platform stage featuring a flexible pole performer. How these folks ballroom danced to…