project1979 turns 40

I started this blog in response to feeling very….30 and also feeling like the generation I connected with was special. I still feel that it is. I thought it would be worth it to experiment on a project attempting to highlight people all over the world who were born in a tiny slice of a … Continue reading

Snow days, Mimosas: Dear Karen

Toasting a woman who taught me to embrace both kale and gratitude.

Into a Daybreak

“To be left alone on the tightrope of youthful unknowing is to experience the excruciating beauty of full freedom and the threat of eternal indecision. Few, if any, survive their teens. Most surrender to the vague but murderous pressure of adult conformity. It becomes easier to die and avoid conflict than to maintain a constant … Continue reading

What Time is IT?

What time is it? It’s BIRTHDAY TIME! Come dance with me… …because it’s my first day of being thankfully, fully in my mid-30’s and I am feeling grateful that I made it. This song exemplifies what I feel on this perfect cloudy London day. I sing it nearly every day: This year which has  stretched … Continue reading

A Return

Right now my life seems to resemble a series of unfinished short stories. To be fair, that is not due only to the fact that my computer no longer works and I am forced to endure potentially carpel tunnel-causing injuries when using my weary iPhone ALL THE TIME. In the midst of dream-making, real life stuff … Continue reading

Top 10 Oscar Nominees: 30-something category

This is the YEAR OF THE 30-somethings. Case in point: 1. Beast of the Southern Wild: directed by Benh Zeitlin (1982) who co-wrote the screenplay with childhood friend Lucy Alibar (1982) who says she “found influence in films like “Babe” (1995) and Steven Spielberg’s “E.T.” (1982)”, Best Picture Nominee and Best Directing Nominee 2. No: Takes place in the 198o’s in … Continue reading

Free Gift from The Princess Bride: As You Wish!

Happy Tuesday! Dreams continue to be fulfilled, even after 25 years.   We all need to dream, and even at 33 I still love to relive the fantasies I had as a child. It keeps me alive! You? What do you do to stay alive? Here is the free gift for all who read this … Continue reading

Inspiring Monday: A New Soul

I am in LOVE with this: SOUL RECOVERY PROJECT Created by a few super-Creativi hailing from the fair city of Naples, Italy, this collaboration is part poetry/part video/part magic. Documenting daily images, one minute at a time. Link to the page: Here’s what you do: 1. Take a video (cellphones suffice) of an image … Continue reading

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