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Of Bloodlines

This is so beautiful
“It is often said that the first sound we hear in the womb is our mother’s heartbeat.Actually, the first sound to vibrate our newly developed hearing apparatus is the pulse of our mother’s blood through her veins and arteries. We vibrate to that primordial rhythm even before […]

By |July 31st, 2018||0 Comments

Exploring an artist’s exotic green oasis in Marrakech

 Jardin Majorelle is a tranquil garden in Marrakech created by a Morocco-loving French painter, Jacques Majorelle, and rescued by another Frenchman –  fashion designer Yves Saint-Laurent.Photo credit: visitmarakech.com  

Majorelle lived and worked in Marrakech as a painter and is most famous for creating the electric cobalt-blue color painted on the structures […]

By |July 29th, 2018||0 Comments

Boar, anyone?

Writer, human and animal lover Simona Kossak.
Fascinating, fabulous, mythical. I love her. #Muse #Women #Heroine #artist

She was well connected on every side of her family, all artists and important people. If you look up the name Kossak it’s a page long list of famous 19th century Polish names. 
She herself […]

Dali’s surrealist cookbook high on holiday wish lists

A rare and fantastical cookbook by legendary painter Salvador Dalí that was reissued after 40 years in obscurity has chefs & artists salivating for a personal copy. What’s in it?

With sex and lobsters, collage and cannibalism, swans dancing with toothbrushes on a pastry case… the cookbook ‘Les diners de Gala’ reflects […]

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Turkish Coffee as Origin, Ritual and Connection

I was invited to write a few words about Turkish coffee for Nourish Food Magazine, a local indie publication conceived in Denver and the love child of Ms. Christine Velasquez.  Informative, beautiful periodicals with articles and pictures about good food, it’s source and the artisans, chefs and passionates who […]

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Why eating together may be our biggest luxury🍴

Breaking bread with family and friends at your side is a sacred act the world over, and also a time honored tradition in America. Does anyone still do it and why does it matter?

Everyone is busy working, sometimes two jobs, playing hard, running errands, trying to make a living. […]

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How personal altars enhance space, create focus

Creating an altar is a sacred way to call spiritual energies into your home. Arranging objects in a meaningful way invites awareness & reinforces your personal intentions.

An enchanting trend has inspired women everywhere to create sacred spaces for themselves as a means to expressing their individual spirituality.

The pop […]

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The secret to everything is in the coffee

The dark, finely ground Bosnian coffee stays at the bottom of the cup after drinking – that’s where the secrets are. Know the future if you can interpret the symbols left in the luscious, dark dregs….. 

The dregs reveal information from the subconscious – which is visible in patterns left in […]

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