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NOVEMBER 2016 Pocahontas, an American princess Stands for Standing Rock above + below, an American Saguaro cacti holding Immortal Beloved perfume. WAIT…THE ONLY NEWS IN NOVEMBER WAS THE ELECTION!  WHAT DOES THIS HAVE TO DO WITH T. H. A. T…? This week, just after I spent some time in the heart of the American West, […]


The long NOW of winter has disappeared.  The last shadowy, emotional eclipse, the tiniest soft breeze, an urge tickled over exposed skin, or white snowdrops popping through the earth is all it takes for our hearts to leap a little and feel that Spring is here. Above, an image that captures this perfectly for me […]


Alber Elbaz is a fashion designer who transformed the designs of Lanvin, the legendary and oldest Paris couture maison, into a modern signature of playfulness, bravery, and a new, bold expression of women. The story of this drawing is just as magical. Exactly the day BEFORE his departure from the maison, after fourteen years, was […]


“J’adore ma Choupette, mais when she turns tail…it tears me apart! Everytime.” Karl  (note the tiny man in black above!) This is the story of how this portrait of Karl and Choupette was inspired by the annoying pony tail of my friend “Coco” (her real nickname.)  At a bar one night, Coco’s pony tail was […]


Love affairs with Italy are like living in a sensory masterpiece.  If you’ve never rode a Vespa in the Tuscan hills in a haze of fireflies; breathed in Lake Como’s cool, magical, early am mist; savored the earth in a Piedmont organic wine or kissed a hot Italian with long, rivulets of curly hair in […]



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