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The New York Easter Bonnet Parade: Celebrating a Colorful History

25 Mar

On Easter in NYC, the term “Sunday’s best” takes on a new meaning. At the Easter Bonnet parade, conservative formalwear is traded in for loud, statement-making headwear that celebrates the energy and color of the coming seasons. Continue reading

#NaPoWriMo2012: Inspiration Found on 8th Ave

2 Apr

Inspired by this pot of flowers blooming bright on 8th Avenue in the middle of the night, I wrote my second poem in the #NaPoWriMo2012: 30-days-for-30-poems challenge! Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Breaking a Decade-Old Writer’s Block

1 Apr

April 1: Known as April Fool’s Day, as well as the start of National Poetry Writing Month. With my joke-playing complete, I decided to be inspired my roommate — the poet and literary professor — and compose a few lines of prose. Continue reading

NYFW 2012: Drama Brings Iconic Inspiration

17 Feb

NYFW, aka New York Fashion Week has been nothing short of legendary {beyond the normal slew of celebs & glitterati descending upon the Big Apple}. Some of the oldest fashion legends have made the biggest headlines, like Bill Cunningham and Zelda Kaplan. Continue reading