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Nature > Pantones, Mermaiding

Nature > Pantones, Mermaiding

Art always imitates nature.  I like this fact.  It’s why I don’t often feel the need to go to an art museum.  Not to sound like some stoner or the American Beauty guy watching the plastic bag, but there is so much magic and beauty […]

Undead in Reading, Pennsylvania

Undead in Reading, Pennsylvania

A friend and I were official registered zombies for the 5K obstacle course Zombie Mud Run in Reading, Pennsylvania, part of the 26-year running premiere haunted attraction Shocktoberfest.  Our task: arrive early, become a zombie… and grab the brains, heart and entrails (flags) of the registered human […]

A Fond Farewell to Summer: I can tell you my love for you will still be strong after the selfies of summer have gone.

A Fond Farewell to Summer: I can tell you my love for you will still be strong after the selfies of summer have gone.

This is kind of how summer is… and kind how the days after summer are, too. They are potent… and in the rear view seem further away when they’re gone. Seeing pictures from the summer once the school year starts is surreal.  Time passes with a […]

Mermaid Outtakes, Mermaid Parade 2017

Mermaid Outtakes, Mermaid Parade 2017

I’m officially sick of seeing pictures of me as a mermaid “blowing up” on social media (i.e. more than 5 likes). But for posterity, I’ll include some fiddled-with outtakes on you, dear blog. Starting with my at-home mermaid hair. Then, at Coney Island, we got […]

<i>In the Aeroplane, Over the Sea</i> photoshoot

In the Aeroplane, Over the Sea photoshoot

The postcard that inspired the album’s artwork The album’s artwork The dress I embroidered with gold trim and stars many moons ago, along with other supplies I was so excited that the shoot was finally happening, I snapped a picture of my leg driving to […]

Grape Stomp / Lagusta’s Luscious / New World Home Cooking <br>{Upstate Adventures}

Grape Stomp / Lagusta’s Luscious / New World Home Cooking
{Upstate Adventures}

Robibero Family Vinyards in New Paltz, New York had its annual grape-stomping festival this weekend, the first weekend of autumn. It was the perfect excuse to run north for the day with CP. After managed expectations, I was delighted by the peaceful, bucolic property and the opportunity to check […]

March of the Mermaids

March of the Mermaids

There is nothing that says summer more loudly, perhaps brashly, than Coney Island in Brooklyn. And on the first day of Summer, the day of the annual Mermaid Parade, a merfriend and I took the streets to join the masses of scantily-clad seamen and women, including […]

Twin Peaks Halloween

Twin Peaks Halloween

All photos by Artsparrow and her life partner. Shelly, Denise Bryson, Bob, Laura, Agent Cooper & AudreySpecial Agent Coop & Audrey Horne; Heavenly berry pie: Dale Cooper and Laura PalmerBobCoopBob attacksLaura, Coop, ZebraAudreyAudrey Horne, Shelly Johnson, Laura PalmerAaaaaah!Bob and Laura

VeganMoFo #19: Medieval Times?

VeganMoFo #19: Medieval Times?

Yes, Medieval Times has vegan options. It was mostly irony that compelled me to partake in their Birthday Fellowship deal, which entitled me to free admission. And luckily I knew an enthusiastic group willing to partake in the tournament and dinner show in the castle […]

Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island / VeganMoFo #5: Karen Zucchini Muffins

Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island / VeganMoFo #5: Karen Zucchini Muffins

/ I often feel I was born in the wrong era. Though I have taken to the 00’s I suppose, I pine for old time aesthetics. I love the smack of a type writer, tintype photography, cloche hats, Ada Jones. From the satisfying scratch of […]

Vegan Mofo #26: This is Halloween

Vegan Mofo #26: This is Halloween

Like many strange and unusuals, Halloween is my favorite time of year. As I made 2 batches of these Halloween cupcakes, I, in accordance with ancient folklore and pagan ritual, listened to the Halloween soundtrack at full volume and prank called my boyfriend. The cupcakes […]