Venice Beach California where the west ends land and sands meet the edge of sea white sailboats coast summer breezing in fleets surfers masquerading as seals catch curls and cruise like dolphins seagulls frolic sun-kissed shoreline sounding waves of percussion white break foam turns over crashing + lapping children chase tide kicking + screaming + […]
Last night we finished packing and dispersing our belongings to family My hands are chapped fingertips raw + tender from moving All of our worldly belongings stored I am promising myself not to unpack — not for many years I also picked up the cremation boxes of our departed animal family and stored their remains […]
Visual Artist & Usui Reiki Master Teacher Itshanapa Dail Chambers is a social entrepreneur, published author, lecturer and community arts organizer based in Saint Louis, Missouri.
After a long night of drinking So much more than I ever do But I am determined to be different in my habits from now on — Drinks filled with pomegranate + starfruit + vodka tasted so sweet on my jetlagged tongue smiles + laughter shared the 4 of us under the rose apple tree […]
Every time we visit Saint Louis, we have to go to Dressel’s Public House in the Central West End. For years, when we lived in the Lou, this was our favorite hangout because of the pubs warm comfy cozy wood and brick interior. We always like to grab a seat by the fireplace, or sip on a drink at the bar and stare at the walls lined with pictures of famous poets and jazz musicians.
We were staying in the mountains of Laos at a boutique eco-resort just outside of the city of Luang Prabang. On a day trip, after spending several hours roaming, exploring and tasting the beautiful city, we met up the manager of the eco-resort, and she took us to the local market to purchase the produce […]