New Music Monday: August 2016 Playlist

New Music Monday: August 2016 Playlist

This month’s playlist is filled with singles from some of my favorite artists – Glass Animals, Banks, Warpaint, and Father John Misty to name a few. Banks’ releases have lent to much anticipation for her sure to be spectacular album, scheduled to... read more
New Music Monday: June 2016 Playlist

New Music Monday: June 2016 Playlist

Summer is all about the music. Warm nights at the Hollywood Bowl, backyard barbecues, laid-back music festivals, and an endless collection of beach days and bike rides. It’s a season of anticipation, followed by a stripping away of all that fails to contribute... read more
New Music Monday: May 2016 Playlist

New Music Monday: May 2016 Playlist

I may have finally outdone myself with a seemingly bizarre, yet eclectic collection of sounds in a single playlist. Hip-hop, acoustic blues-folk, electronic rock, and indie pop all came together this month to form a fantastic collection of singles from an indisputably... read more
Sacred Sedona

Sacred Sedona

I kicked off 2016 with a truly special getaway to Sedona, Arizona. I began to hear stories of Sedona’s magic from a warm, intellectually curious, incredibly positive group of yogis during my teacher training this past fall at Santa Monica Power Yoga. All... read more
Classic Caesar Salad with Sourdough Croutons

Classic Caesar Salad with Sourdough Croutons

Homemade croutons are the easiest way to elevate a simple recipe to the next level. Compared to the hard, dry texture of store bought croutons, they are full of flavor with a wonderful soft, slightly crunchy texture. Whole Foods sells a killer sourdough boule that is... read more
New Music: March 2016 Playlist

New Music: March 2016 Playlist

The unique batch of artists in this playlist along with the remixes and collaborations got me thinking about music in the digital age. I am often remorseful over the shortened lifespan of a new album as our physical link has been lost. Some of my most memorable life... read more
Learning to Fall: A Coming of Age Documentary

Learning to Fall: A Coming of Age Documentary

A friend and former co-worker, Claire, recently shared with me a project of hers. A passionate storyteller, she is making a documentary chronicling stories of loss, vulnerability, and growth during young adulthood. The film intends to explore how we can overcome... read more
New Music Monday: January 2016 Playlist

New Music Monday: January 2016 Playlist

This month’s playlist is a compilation of soulful tracks from a unique mix of artists. The emergence of the instrumental, club-friendly beat layered upon a smooth, R&B lyrical flow is most evident on Chet Faker and Marcus Marr’s latest four-track EP,... read more
Retreat to Ojai

Retreat to Ojai

Ojai is the quintessential California town. Nestled among the hills and mountains of Ventura County,  the city is an artistic and spiritual enclave. Ojai Valley is teeming with citrus groves, olive orchards, oak trees, and colorful succulents. In true California... read more

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