Archives for "April, 2019"

Apr 28, 2019

BURNING THE CANDLE AT ONE END


And when I had to strip off my ornaments and turn to all-black cotton to serve plates to strangers, that ring was the one piece of my expression permissible on the floor. CLICK for it all… MORE

Apr 27, 2019

WHAT’S IN YOUR WATER


“If you hang out with chickens, you’re going to cluck and if you hang out with eagles, you’re going to fly.” -Dr. Steve Maraboli MORE

Apr 21, 2019

BOWERY ME


She was thrilled when she found those shoes in Chinatown. And she continued wearing them right on through, their unsightly toe breakthroughs. Still as… MORE

Apr 17, 2019

ELIZABETH CURL


A wall on Elizabeth Street in Manhattan’s Nolita. 💛

Apr 16, 2019

MARTEDI


Has a passion of yours been fenced in? Tuesday in Italian is Martedì, which literally means “day of Mars”. So free that creative beast. Rev your engines. Go get ‘em! Because creative liberation, is an amazing sport. 💃🏻

Apr 13, 2019

EYE CONTACT


“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouac Or, climb that tree, if you’re a goat and you’re Tree Goat Media, my company. Ha! When I stare out the tech office window here in Belgrade, this eye stares back at me. Well, it’s obscured by tree branches, but its essence seeps through like continuous metaphor medicine nonetheless. A reminder that humans build technology, not the other way around. That humans get to control how much influence they allow technology to have over […]

Apr 12, 2019

MUSK MORNING


“If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it’s not.” -Elon Musk

Some literal medicine… it’s all rather simple. Where your thoughts go… MORE

Apr 11, 2019

THE PEAR SAYS


My trees live for a long time, and so can you, if you eat me. I’m sweet and offer inner peace, but beware, for in Chinese, the word for me means both pear and… MORE

Apr 10, 2019

HUXLEY KNEW HANGRY


“A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will’s freedom after it.” -Aldous Huxley

I get very focused when I work, and… MORE

Apr 9, 2019

THE FRAME EQUATION


“But if the world could remain within a frame like a painting on a wall. Then I think we’d see the beauty, then we’d stand staring in awe.” -Conor Oberst

Apr 6, 2019

BELGRADE BOUND!


Well everyone, it’s the dawn of a new stage for me! Mike and I have been successfully funding the seed round of our company Tree Goat Media for creating the underlying infrastructure of our talk audio multimedia platform, MARBYL! 🙏 Our team of AI / machine learning tech geniuses out of Belgrade has worked with the likes of… MORE

Apr 5, 2019

WALK-UP REWARD


When you make it to the top of a West Village walk-up, and with your quadriceps on fire and heavy breathing, your friends greet you with this custom signage… and hand you whiskey sours complete with flamed lemon peels. And you… MORE

Apr 4, 2019

A DATE WITH JFK


My grandmother once found the drunken former President in her bed upon returning to her room on a party boat… he had crawled in through her open window and crashed. And now I have a date with his airport. The former Yugoslavia has called, and… MORE

Apr 3, 2019

LOVE TRIANGLE WITH THE SUN


“When people get married because they think it’s a long-time love affair, they’ll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.” – Joseph Campbell

Apr 2, 2019

MINI MESSAGES WILL RETURN!


My Mini Messages feature will be returning… but in a way more fun way! So please stay tuned for weekly mini messages starting later this Spring!