On the Heels of Hildegard of Bingen (Recipe)

On the Heels of Hildegard of Bingen (Recipe)

We cannot live in a world that is not our own, in a world that is interpreted for us by others. An interpreted world is not a home. Part of the terror is to take back our own listening, to use our own voice, to 

Lee Krasner: Unencumbered

Lee Krasner: Unencumbered

(Krasner, Lee. Prophecy, 1956. Oil on Cotton Duck. 58 1/8 x 34 in. Private Collection.)   Lee Krasner exhibit at the Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt. Closes Jan. 2020.   American Abstract Expressionist, Lee Krasner was born in 1908 into a Ukrainian Jewish family in New York. 

Diana Krall: Under the Stars

Diana Krall: Under the Stars

Sitting under the stars of Ghent was a woman far from home.  She spoke fondly of traveling with her two children and husband across the ocean.  Her black attire was both practical and highlighted her golden shoulder length hair.  Her flawless porcelain complexion didn’t compete with color stained 

Brandon Kinder: The Right Regrets

Brandon Kinder: The Right Regrets

  Brandon Kinder’s two albums are part of my “pandemic” playlist. Last year I asked Brandon to perform where I live, in Wiesbaden. He said if I found a venue he would add Wiesbaden to his European tour. I did. And Brandon was true to 

Portrait of a Professional Waiter: Luigi Orelli

Portrait of a Professional Waiter: Luigi Orelli

I’m fascinated by individuals who make waiting tables their profession. My forearms have balanced trays.  My fingers have pulled tap handles. And once-upon-a-time, I served cocktails and peanuts at 32,000 feet. The service industry is physically and mentally demanding, which is why a few months