The Art of Growing Up

There are those who want it all. I do not mean the ambitious and driven. I mean the ones who cry for freedom and then deride advice regarding taking individual responsibility. We see the political manifestations of freedom without responsibility in the speech of the populists and the policy initiatives of the right wing establishment. We . . . → Read More: The Art of Growing Up

Jason Wu

With inspiration from his roots dating back to the Chinese, Qing dynasty and 40′s vintage Hollywood, Jason Wu presented an army of fierce fashionista’s during his Fall 2012 Ready to Wear collection during New York Fashion Week. There were plenty of rich colors, like Navy, Maroon, Black and Olive along with the unexpected shade of a . . . → Read More: Jason Wu


State of the Union, and with it, everyone shows their true political colors.  Pessimists, or optimists, or apathists.  (Yeah I made that word up, but if you just don’t care about anything, you won’t care if I add an ist to a word that doesn’t have it…right?)

I just walked away with the feeling that it doesn’t . . . → Read More: SOTU vs. STFU

Wild China

It’s been a pretty non-productive week for me thus far. I haven’t been able to cross one thing off of my to-do list – even “13. Roast Beets” is apparently too much work for me. I’m blaming the heat – it’s too hot to think about anything but yearn for swimming and air conditioning. My air . . . → Read More: Wild China