ON INSPIRATION


Taking our goals thru the finish line is no one's task but our own; we'll fight to protect them, walk thru puddles, feed them before ourselves, spend long nights making sure they are strong and after we reach the finish line, they will fight to protect us. It's important to keep ours mind stimulated throughout, so we don't forget what we're fighting for. Here are some of my guiding lights that continue to inspire me when at times my number one fan, me, needs a water break.

 

JOHN WATERS | RISD COMMENCEMENT

My good friend JW and I were chatting about how I enjoy watching commencement speeches; they inspire me and remind me that dreams and happiness are not only available to us on certain days of the week but all day every day! She went on to tell me about the speech John Waters gave to...

 

ISABEL MARANT | ON NOWNESS

To my surprise, I came to find that although I highly regard mentors,  I don't know a lot of my mentors. Here, for example, is Isabel Marant. A highly noted creative individual in the world of Parisian chic by way of her designs, everything from jewelry, apparel, to footwear. See: Dicker Boot and Bobby Wedge Sneaker

 

LESLIE JONES | FOR THE WIN

If you have yet to make yourself acquainted with Leslie Jones, allow me to introduce you. She is by far one of the funniest stand-up comedians to step foot on stage, and it has been no small feat for her to finally gain the audience she's worked 25 years to attain.

 

 

WALKING | THE NEW YORKER

I've read many articles on the New Yorker, and one of the standouts was in September 2014. It was titled "Why walking helps us think." Before even starting to read the article I said to myself, "Well, of course, it does!".  Little did I know I was about to get schooled.

 

 

ATTEMPT TO BULLY | ON BULLYING

I found this on my old laptop today and because of the political climate it seems like as good a time as any to share...Attention all beings that will not be silenced or shrink down for being exactly who they are.