Category Archive: culture and lifestyle

what’s going down…

…in dtla! looking for a little something to take the edge off of that looming monday? come on down for some tasty beats and cocktails in grand park!

glossi: the good and the bad…

there are those of you who are already familiar with the digital magazine publication tool, issuu. issuu allows you to take your .pdfs, presentations, documents, etc. and turn them into digital e-zines. winner… Continue reading

return to the land of oz (part two)…

…green acres, many, many green acres. a lot of people (okay, americans) when asked what they think australia is like topographically, will usually envision dry, red clay beds found in the outback which… Continue reading

return to the land of oz…

…a month long creative sojourn through australia! what an amazing trip it was and how quickly time flew by, yet during that time i saw so much!  from sydney to the blue mountains,… Continue reading

fashion economics…

…the guilty pleasure! have you ever gone to bed content with tomorrow’s fashion choice only to wake up with a different personality for whom said “perfection” is now deemed unacceptable?  because of the… Continue reading

pass me that poodle…

…will you? i’m having flashbacks of my rave days in the early 90’s and i’m lovin’ the new adidas offerings of jeremy scott!  whether you would wear them or not is besides the… Continue reading

inspirational excursions…

…are great opportunities to score oneself a guilty pleasure! i was browsing my favorite local bookstore and i broke down and bought the anna sui paper dolly parade note cards! they’re all hand… Continue reading

summertime…

…time to sit back and unwind. ha!  i wish i could say that was the case but i have been so busy with freelance projects and family graduations that i’ve barely had time… Continue reading

family bloodlines…

…yield unusual fruits. not even two months ago, i lost my wonderful grandmother, the last grandparent i had.  my gran had a huge impact on my life to say the least and her… Continue reading

american idiot…

…is you and me. based on the grammy award winning green day album of the same name, i have to confess that i knew little of this rock opera until i received a… Continue reading

welcome, april!…

…and with it a new issue. well there seems to be a lot on the calendar this month!  american idiot at the ahmanson, ciclavia has a new ride planned. the dalai lama will… Continue reading

poking holes in pinterest…

image courtesy of the window seat. by now i’m sure most of you have heard of the whole legal quandry surrounding pinterest and their less than acceptable legalese.  for those of you who… Continue reading

peace, love…

…and soul. r.i.p. don cornelius i know i am not the first nor will i be the last to comment on the sad passing of don cornelius but i can’t let a milestone… Continue reading

secrets of the flesh…

…a life of colette. my summer reading has gotten off to a whirlwind start.  trish regan’s look at the underground medical marijuana economy, joint ventures tops the list along with the latest tome… Continue reading

mama’s hot tamale’s…

…of los angeles is one of the main flavors of summer! summer in los angeles is like no where else in the world.  we are fortunate enough to have a vast amount of… Continue reading