I hope everyone had a wonderful summer. Yes, I know technically it’s still summer despite the fact that some retailers in the States are already selling Spiced Pumpkin Latte mixes and there are bloggers talking about Halloween. I don’t understand this rush. Let’s enjoy this month and getting ready for fall. This is my favorite … Continue reading September!
Recently, I wrote about how I was inspired by Garance Doré’s post on the New York City Ballet. Last week I checked out IALS (Istituto Addestramento Lavoratori dello Spettacolo) aka the Fame school in Rome. It was a straight-up disaster. I had signed up for a Beginner’s class. There were three other women in my … Continue reading Life in Rome – My Attempt to Take Ballet Classes at the “Fame” School
The news this week has been horrible. I’m up at 3:00 a.m. I cannot sleep. I must remind myself not to look at Breaking News before I go to bed. This week Weird Al Yankovic (yes, he’s still around) has dropped his new parody album. While “Tacky” was quite funny, “Word Crimes”, a parody of … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Word Crimes – Weird Al Yankovic
Please forgive my geek out over Stromae (aka Paul Van Haver). Last week I was in St. Martin to see my family and in Anguilla for work. All week my sister, brother-in-law, and I, kept hearing this killer French song… in the car, at beach bars, etc. The first time I heard it I was … Continue reading Stromae – The Greatest News Out Of Belgium Since Jean-Claude Van Damme, Waffles, and Fries
In the States we tend to define ourselves by what we do for a living. Therefore, working in any creative field is not easy. There’s the whole art vs business debate, the struggle to actually make a living, and the fact that most people have no idea what it is you do day-to-day. I sometimes … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Driven to Tears – Robert Downey, Jr and Sting
I love Jimmy Fallon’s elementary school music room instruments covers. It’s sad that many elementary schools no longer have music periods but I digress. This week Robin Thicke stopped by and the result was this: Buon weekend a tutti! Continue reading Buon Weekend – Jimmy Fallon, Robin Thicke & The Roots – “Blurred Lines”
I was channel surfing the other day and watched a documentary about the Bee Gees on the History (!) Channel. They were closely associated with the disco era because of the huge success of the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack. However, in reality they were not disco artists. I’m always fascinated by what inspires creative people. … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration – Bee Gees – “Jive Talkin’”