Calling all Duranies! Call for submissions

  (Updated and Revised 4/25/15) If you’re a thirty to sixty-something, chances are you might have heard of a little band from Britain called Duran Duran. You couldn’t go to a magazine rack in the 1980’s without seeing Duran Duran on the covers of all the popular teen...
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Strangelove – A Depeche Mode Playlist [mixtape]

This post is a little overdue – by almost three weeks! My life has been crazy for me between work, moving, and organizing and promoting the first ever Punk Rock Flea Market in Lorain, Ohio that took place last weekend. The event was as success and I am able to breathe...
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I Feel Like Dancing – House Mix [mixtape]

house music turntables
Ever since I went out dancing last weekend at The Phantasy in Lakewood, OH during their latest installment of “9 of Clubs Nite”, I’ve been in the mood for dancing. Sadly, the clubs of today do not cater to the awesome music of days gone by that makes me...
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#MeanGirls Day 2015

happy mean girls day
Hey, it’s October 3rd, you know what that means? Aside from it being only 28 days until Halloween, it is #MeanGirls Day! That’s so fetch! (yeah, I know, stop trying to make fetch happen.)     In honor of #MeanGirls Day 2015, I invite you, my most awesome...
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Brooding Burgundy & The Melancholies [mix tape]

brooding burgundy hair
I’m sure I’m not alone in this, but this time of year always forces me back inside myself to think and contemplate life and its many complexities. Fall is my absolute favorite season, yet with this amazingly colorful season comes what I like to call The Melancholies.  This...
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#Fatshaming gone viral [Tattooed Buddha]

stop bullying sofia
  Earlier this week, my first piece went live on The Tattooed Buddha – Fat Shaming is Real. This is my response to the viciously cruel words of Nicole Arbour in her #DearFatPeople video. She makes no apologies for the shameful and bitter words she said – even when...
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New Moon Transition [on the fly]

virgo new moon
I love this transitional time of year – the one between summer and autumn. During this magical time of year, here in Ohio we can experience days from 90 degrees with 89% humidity to 65 degrees and crisp cool winds the next. You really have to have tough skin to...
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