W.W.L.D: “What Would Les Do?”
When I moved back to California from Chicago in 2002, I went to my first Les Blank Retrospective at one of my favorite movie theaters, The Rafael, in San Rafael. I had been producing for a large television show back in Chicago and was eager to find my own voice, style, and expression through art and media. I had an intense craving (and still do) to seek people outRead More
It’s been almost three weeks since the devastating and heartbreaking events at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Like many others, I’ve gone through many emotions: disgust, anger, sadness, and a feeling of extreme helplessness. I have been scanning my brain for answers to two questions: (1) Why did this happen? (2) What can I do?
I cannot comprehend what the families and friends of the 28 individuals who died are feeling, or imagine the fog-like thick emotion that must be settling through the streets and homes of Newtown, Connecticut. Heavy sadness must be holding up the make-shift memorials, while at the same time boundless love pours into their small tribe from all corners of the Earth.Read More
The Firebelly Chronicles is a place to soak in inspiration, passion, and is here to support you on your creative journey. If there is anything I have learned in my life so far, it is that to not follow that fire in your belly is to not really live.
Ever since I was a little girl, I have always questioned the purpose of life, what it all meant, and why we were all here.Read More