FOOL OF ME…
#MARILYN4EVER: A TRIBUTE TO MARILYN MONROE
Marilyn Monroe was an excellent cook, and famous for her bouillabaisse. When writers at The New York Times tried making her recipe for stuffing, they were surprised to discover it’s complexity – it took two hours to finish. Here’s her handwritten recipe for the perfect Thanksgiving turkey. (via Brain Pickings)
Senators say they fear the N.R.A. and the gun lobby. But I think that fear must be nothing compared to the fear the first graders in Sandy Hook Elementary School felt as their lives ended in a hail of bullets.
Exclusive Rika Magazine cover for my latest collaboration with the writer Anne B Kelly, who wrote The Mermaid for the shoot with the muse Georgia Hilmer. Styling Sara Dunn, hair Eric Jamieson, Makeup Munemi Imai
THE MERMAID, Part 1
Right before dusk, the sand had already begun to cool under our bare feet and the sky was fading to a flat lavender when we saw her. Seagulls looped and squalled overhead. It was one of those days where the moon had refused to leave and sat low on the horizon in spite. Our pockets hung damp and heavy from collecting miniature colored shells for our grandmother, who poured them into empty olive and jam jars where they sat on weathered window sills until they were as powdery and fragile as her skin. Bring the beach back to me my little scavenger crows, she said while petting our dark braids. And that the best time to find a real gem was after a hurricane. So intent were we on sifting our precious loot from the sand pebbles that at first we mistook her for a small beached shark, the recent rough rain swirling it astray and leaving it stranded in a silvery crescent in our path.