inspiring women · video

videos of artists i love. in honor of Black History Month

Nina Simone. One of my all-time favorites. She is vital, true, formidable. Her voice… that piano playing… those words…. damn. She speaks to my soul and leaves me speechless. /\ Josephine Baker. The incomparable. Her story is fascinating. (this documentary is just under and hour, and worth every minute.) /\ BB King. This is classic… Continue reading videos of artists i love. in honor of Black History Month

magic · tarot · women that have inspired me

an Adrienne Rich poem, and reading the cards

last year, in the midst of the cheeto’s supposed “win” of the elections, a friend introduced me to the most poignant poem by Adrienne Rich. i think i read it a hundred times, between tears. and each time i read it a new line struck a chord in me. so i decided to use it in an assignment… Continue reading an Adrienne Rich poem, and reading the cards

women that have inspired me

Georgia O’Keeffe (and my undying love for her)

“Color is one of the great things in the world that makes life worth living to me.” ~ Georgia O’Keeffe Georgia O’Keeffe is one of those humans whose existence speaks to my soul. …i think she came along at a moment in my life when i was really needing to find strong women role models. i… Continue reading Georgia O’Keeffe (and my undying love for her)

art journal

new art journal cover

hi loves, now that i’ve banished my 2016 planner to hell (and the year along with it), i’m thinking about 2017. …. the things that are slated for the year (album release, playing shows, filing taxes, managing my business….) …. the things i’m hoping will happen (a monthly continuation of my drum workshop, taking lots… Continue reading new art journal cover

art journal

i can’t wait to say goodbye to my 2016 planner

so i bought this day planner online last year. it was my first time ordering this particular one, and when it arrived i immediately i hated it. everything about it got on my damn nerves. the images, the size and weight of it, the goofy “inspirational quotes”, the lack of space to actually write anything,… Continue reading i can’t wait to say goodbye to my 2016 planner