VIMM World Tour Recap 5: FINLAND
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VIMM World Tour Recap 5: FINLAND

HELSINKI, FINLAND – november 10th to 18th, 2014  This was the shortest stop on my trip. It was way too short, quite honestly. For one, I have too much gear to schlep to a new country for only 8 days. I may look like a backpacker on my travels, but being able to walk for only 15 minutes … Continue reading

VIMM World Tour Recap 4: BANGLADESH
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VIMM World Tour Recap 4: BANGLADESH

DHAKA, BANGLADESH – october 28th to november 10th, 2014 Who would have thought that visiting the least developed country on my tour roster would find me not only riding in rickshaws, CNGs, visiting an old town, and ensuring I was always fully clothed and conservatively covered before leaving the house, but also dancing the night … Continue reading

VIMM World Tour Recap 2: AUSTRALIA
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VIMM World Tour Recap 2: AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIA – september 25th to october 10th, 2014 The destination that sparked this entire project… It’s true! Just after I was hired to teach at the 3rd Annual Australian Tap Dance Festival, I had the inclination to expand this wonderful opportunity into continued international travels, which then led me to the idea of creating the “VIMM Music of … Continue reading

A COMING OUT of Sorts…
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A COMING OUT of Sorts…

Friends of the interwebs! I have something to share with you. I can probably count on two hands the number of people who know this about me, but I feel ready to give it the full light it deserves. The following feels like a personal release and a deepening into that vulnerable place of Beingness … Continue reading

To be Objectified.
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To be Objectified.

A friend shared this fabulous video on Facebook. I felt compelled to share it, too, but in no time my word count kept creeping upward and I thought I better make this response a legitimate blog post. Step 1:  Watch this 5 minute video http://www.upworthy.com/5-minutes-of-what-the-media-actually-does-to-women-8?c=ufb1 Step 2:  My Thoughts This phrase… “Turning a human being … Continue reading

The Saga of My Corneal Erosion
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The Saga of My Corneal Erosion

The date was February 25th. It happened to be one of Seattle’s first days in which the sky was a crystal clear, vivid blue and the sun’s warm rays reassured the seasonal-affective-disordered locals that, yes, spring will, in fact, arrive soon, and, no, the sun has not disappeared forever. (Nevermind that we got our first … Continue reading

Reflecting on War, on “Others”
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Reflecting on War, on “Others”

I just stumbled upon the link below via Facebook. it catapulted me into a slough of thoughts and brought tears to my eyes. Please check out the link. The following is a range of my contemplations on: The horrors of war, the will to persevere, the power of Love and connection… I feel saddened, touched, … Continue reading