The Graduate

My boy, Sean, aka the Graduate, is my pride and joy, my protege and the creative force behind my life and self expression . He motivates  me to be my best self and as an inspiring artist, he wanted to experience New York with me a few weeks ago to see all of the touristy things for the very first time!  So we buy plane tickets and go!
As a true New Yorker at heart, I love this city more than Moscow, LA or even Paris, so I truly hoped that my son would love it as much as I do.
From Central Park, the zoo, the Museum of Natural History  the Met, the Gugg, the streets, the food, the cinema and miss Liberty on the waterfront, my friends in NY, we did it all like a raspberry swirl ice cream cone eaten in one lick! I suspect that from a distance, we looked like a pair from the film the Graduate , Mrs. Robinson and Ben, her on and off lover boy, or perhaps as an older sister with her brother, who holds my hand and kisses me on the street with no qualms whatsover.  But he’s my dear boy and I love him!  So we will be back for Christmas to see the other side of this fabulous, magical city of lights that never sleeps:) Come walk this earth with us! 

Impalas & Hydraulics

Who said the east and west siders are so different? From Palm Springs to the Hamptons – we roll, in our Impalas and vintage Caddys like we own the streets and the night!  I love the Parker in P.S. much as I do Southampton and Wainscott, and what better way to experience it than with friends, family and loved ones? Hanging out by the pool or going to art festivals and musical concerts is always “funner” with company.  So let’s go for a spin in a joyride of  Hot wild summer 2022! Pullin’ with my riders – Okey ?!✌️

SUMMER ME IN…

My summer kicked off sometime in April and is still in full bloom.  Summertime is an undefinable, simmering, blazing, relaxing, fun pastime filled with creative and passionate pursuits that make one smile and laugh heartily while getting lost under sunshine with tan line objectives and indispensable joy that comes from being surrounded by dear friends and family.  Between LA and NY, Hamptons, Vegas, and more Hamptons, I can’t help but want to travel more, learn, evolve and keep growing younger, brighter, and lighter!    “Where are we going next?” and “what are we doing now?” are the right questions you may ask yourself… myself included:)

Paris Is Always A Good Idea!

Paris is always a good idea, especially for my Birthday, March 3. I was fortunate to celebrate in the city of lights with one of my favorite people – my best friend Lily K. (I call her “my girl Friday”). This was my first trip abroad since the Pandemic, and I so missed the European ways – from the city’s vibrant history, architecture, museums, cafe’s, French cuisine and culture, fashion shows we attended during this season’s Paris fashion week, friends we haven’t seen in a while and new faces, long walks, sleepless nights, lots of laughs, dancing, shopping, etc etc etc. Mostly I was really happy to be a witness to this universal creative force that drives our world to be a better place, with much beauty and love to be shared with each other, and so much joy that makes life feel like a true miracle! Je t’aime!

C’mon C’mon C’mon

Another year has come to pass with holidays around the corner.  For most – it is a time for self-reflection and turning over a new page, welcoming the changes ahead.  I get that “Holiday feeling” every time I watch Kubrick’s “Eyes Wide Shut,” a perfect Christmas film. There is a thin line between love and hate, chaos and order, calamity and serenity, war and peace.  The nuances in the film overwhelm me with a sense of nostalgia for the past, and melancholy towards the future. I know that being in the middle is the safest place to be, and the present tense is the only right place. Some questions come up to the surface, like ‘what is it that we truly want in life, from ourselves, from others, from the world we live in with billions of other beings?’ We cannot transmit what we haven’t got, and until we do – we hopefully keep on evolving, learning and transcending ourselves. Another brilliant revelation came to me from a film I recently watched and loved “C’mon C’mon,” where the main child character is asked “ When you think about the future, how do you imagine it will be, what will stay with you, and what will you forget?” He simply answers that the future is not at all what we imagine it to be, and all we can do is just “c’mon, c’mon…c’mon.”  Sometimes all we can do is live the process, do it, be it!  So let’s love and evolve:)

September…She’ll Remember

How did it suddenly become the Harvest Moon, precisely September 20th, 2021, last night? The Fullest Moon of the year hangs so low for the next few nights so farmers can finish their long days of labor. I too feel like a laborer of Love, that has been growing for many years, perhaps more so this year due to a time-space continuum paradox. Yes, it was a special year; it’s been eventful, trying, challenging, adventurous, fun, funny, fast and furious. It came by a quiet storm, started with a lot of open ended questions, evolved into a being of its own, and now demands the answers to at least some that are close to heart. As the prophecy says – The future is not written in stone, and it changes constantly like the multiverse we live in, but sometimes I just want to know now, yes — right now! Lets ask the Harvest Moon 🙂