With the recent deaths of chef Anthony Bourdain and designer Kate Spade, we hope there will be a public discourse about depression and the mental health issues that pull someone down into a place where suicide becomes a viable option for them. Having lost a friend to suicide earlier this year, the feeling of helplessness and self-doubt lingers as you question what to do or what could have been done. Friends and loved ones are devastated. The anger and sadness mix as the ripple through your life for days, weeks, months ... maybe forever.Read More
We all have our crazy little things we think that are ours alone; the secret passion or goofiness we only let our closest family members see. That secret shame of thinking we are the only ones who do this. There is a great quote “If you are one in a million, statistically there are 7,200 more of you out there in the world”..Read More
I was a collector. I acquired, cataloged, organized, stored, and cared for my objects. I had my collection since a very young age. For years my collection grew, and my vault could never store enough - it needed to be fed constantly.
I was an unabashed lexophile. I collected words.Read More