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Trust in my HeART

Raw from the Road, June 7, 2016 Trust in my HeART AFOOT and light-hearted I take to the open road! Healthy, free, the world before me! The long brown path before me, leading wherever I choose! Walt Whitman (Poem of the Road)   Trev Pelzer, trusted friend, avid motorcyclist. I’ve been writing about things that give…

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Freedom, It’s the Only Word.

Raw from the Road, May 24, 2016 Freedom… It’s the Only word. I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence:
 Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Robert Frost When I was 12 years old…

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I Quit My Day Job

Raw From The Road, May 17, 2016   I Quit My Day Job After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery. It’s better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life. Sophia Loren   …selling…

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Beauty, Being and Wisdom

Raw from the Road, May 4, 2016 Beauty, Being and Wisdom Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. Betty Friedan   Mothers, Grandmothers, Sisters, Aunts, Mentors, Friends… women who give of themselves and make great differences to our lives…  We celebrate them all the time, and “Mother’s Day” reminds…

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Collaboration

Raw From The Road – April 5, 2016 Collaboration …the action of working with someone to produce or create something.       So many times I have tried to make a collaboration, a partnership work. From musical bands to projects, to start-up businesses, I wanted to have a partner; a collaborator and they just never…

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Raw From The Road, Robbie Kaye, Change

  Raw From The Road, March, 22, 2016 Happy Spring Solstice! If I’m sincere today, what does it matter if I regret it tomorrow?” Jose Saramago Dear Fellow Art and Life Enthusiast, It’s time for change, specifically when it comes to my communications here, where you used to receive letters with news and happenings from…

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On Mattering…

On Mattering   I had a huge revelation tonight. After attending a fantastic conference with Brendon Burchard (High Performance Academy) and learning about important questions to ask myself like “do I matter?”, I wondered if I really did matter?   This thought provoking notion really got to me. For the longest time I have felt purposeful…

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Master of Distraction

The longer I live the more I experience how connected we all are energetically. Lately, I’ve been concentrating on focusing on one thing at a time since I’ve come to the conclusion that doing a lot of things at the same time doesn’t get me very far. The more I express this to my friends…

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Beauty and Wisdom Interview with Robbie

A couple of years ago I had the honor of being interviewed by Jean Noel Bassior on her TV web show, Talk Live in L.A.  I worked with Jean Noel in 2010, when I first started writing the Beauty and Wisdom book. She was my book mentor.  I didn’t know a thing about writing a…

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Focusing, the art of humor and Amy Schumer.

Last week was a very productive week for me.  I am starting a new business and monitoring some other projects, but mostly focusing on this one new biz.  I have been studying the work of Brendon Burchard and it has changed my life exponentially. I watch his videos, take his online courses and in February I…

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No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you. —Althea Gibson

No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you. —Althea Gibson   Collaboration…reminds me of my days as a musician and the unmitigated joy I felt creating music with other musicians. And now, I get to collaborate with the most amazing people, people in my environment, , people across the country, people all over the…

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Ladies of the Valley – First Trailer – Dream!

It is one of my dreams to share the inspiration of others through my work, my photography and this is just the beginning.  The first trailer to the Ladies of the Valley documentary is here!     By first, I mean that I intend to create more than 1 trailer as there are 22 women interviewed to…

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Promotion is a Beautiful Thing

As a musician and artist, I have always had to promote myself. I never had an agent or any significant representation, it was always just me, marketing me, promoting me.  I took myself pretty far, not as far as I would have liked, but for someone who had no training in marketing or promotion, I did pretty…

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Anything But a Fool, Meet Margy Dunkley Houtz

Fashion, Women, Aging, Robbie Kaye, Marg Houtz, Inspiration, Empowered Women

    Margy’s blog A FOOL FOR FABRIC is a must read and follow! To say it was a privilege photographing Margy Houtz is an understatement.  To be in her presence alone, was a privilege, truly. She not only sews her own clothing, writes a fantastic blog on fashion and style, takes her own photographs,…

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Tomorrow’s Giveaway on Instagram is ‘Bow Legs’!

Bow Legs was taken in New Orleans, Louisiana, while I was on my Beauty and Wisdom road trip. As I traveled around the country taking photographs of women over 70 years old at their beauty parlor appointments, I had the pleasure of walking around and exploring the different places.  My stepdaughter Ruby, who was 22…

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