“To create one’s own world in any of the arts takes courage.”~ Georgia O’Keeffe Having spent a full day at the Frazetta Museum and visiting the property up on Mystic Mountain the following day we drove into New York City. We entered downtown Manhattan via the Holland Tunnel. Immediately I felt the energy of the… Continue reading Art, Artists & Inspiration #1
Whew, what a whirlwind! Last Saturday we flew to Philly, spent a few days in Pennsylvania, drove to NYC, then back to Philly. We return home tomorrow. The trip has been great fun and inspirational. Upon our arrival at the Philadelphia airport, we rented a car and drove out to Stroudsburg to visit the Frazetta… Continue reading Frank Frazetta
Greetings from Pennsylvania and New York, where the brilliant colors of Autumn are ablaze.
I was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, a metropolitan port city in South America. At the age of three, my parents moved us to the United States to pursue the American Dream. Unlike the musical or film Evita, the Peron reign created havoc for the country. Thus, many immigrated to other parts of the world… Continue reading Argentina
“Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived.” ~ Helen Keller The sense of smell has been critical to the survival of human beings. Early in our evolution, when we were on all fours, our smell sense was vital to our survival. As we… Continue reading Canada: Sensorium, Scent
There are almost 10,000 taste buds located in our mouths, which can distinguish five different types of flavors: sweet, salty, sour, bitter and unami. We are all familiar with the tastes of sweet, salty, sour and bitter, but, what is unami? Unami receptors pick up the taste of glutanic acid salts such as MSG.The sense… Continue reading Canada: Sensorium, Taste
In the northern realms of America the sense we tend to rely on the most is our sense of sight. Of all the senses in our collective cultural sensorium “vision” is used to assess and determine situations. Looking back in history it was the modern printing press, introduced in 1440 by the German Johann Gutenberg… Continue reading Canada: Sensorium, Sight
The next few posts will delve into my sensorial experiences in British Colmbia over the last few weeks. This tour will take place through the five senses.
I’ve just returned home from a very nurturing, fun, educational and exciting adventure in the British Columbia area of Canada. I feel restored with much to share after such a beauty filled journey.The trip was a semi-vacation, due to Greg working on a CG (computer generated) animated film at Rainmaker Studios. My daughter, Eve, and… Continue reading Canada Intro
Greetings from Vancouver, Canada, a city of tall, glass towers mimicked by tall green trees. It is quite a beautiful, metropolitan city along the North rim of the Pacific Ocean with dense wilderness. My first impression, looking down from the tiny window on the airplane, was GREEN. Quite a contrast to the Santa Monica Mountains… Continue reading Canada