About The Girl

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California, United States
Not-so-silent observations that splinter my conversations. Harnessing the steady flow of random thoughts and musings that continuously interrupt my daily conversations. Paired here with my artwork and photographs from recent adventures. Non sequitur (pronounced \ˈnän-ˈse-kwə-tər\)- a response which, due to its apparent lack of meaning relative to its context, seems absurd to the point of being humorous or confusing.

Sunday, May 30, 2010


“We're fascinated by the words--but where we meet is in the silence behind them.”
Ram Dass

These words describe a powerful experience for me.

When I truly began to meditate it was with a sense of working my way slowly behind the thoughts in my head. I discovered the serene space that exists buried beneath the momentary clutter of my thoughts.

The truest, most authentic moments of my life have been enjoyed TOGETHER with those I love but in absolute silence...

...driving feeling true companionship beside someone, top down, wind blowing our hair, off on an adventure...
...during a strong, warm hug that says more than any words could...
...resting my head against warm, bare skin, feeling the rise and fall of calm, steady, contented breaths...
...walking purposefully, hands firmly held, knowing not where we will go only that we will be together...
...looking directly into someone else's eyes and knowing in that moment that you both feel the same way and it is a feeling utterly beyond description...
...beneath the high canopy and among the cradling roots...
...an unspoken connection even when miles apart...

“Things aren't so tangible and sayable as people would usually have us believe; most experiences are unsayable, they happen in a space that no word has ever entered.”
Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet


"When the artist is alive in any person, whatever his kind of work may be, he becomes an inventive, searching, daring, self-expressing creature. He becomes interesting to other people. He disturbs, upsets, enlightens and he opens the way for a better understanding." Robert Henri

Our ability to elicit a reaction in our audience - to cause them to spend any degree of time outside and away from where they normally reside - that is enough. It does not have to be a choreographed or strictly navigated response.

Our purpose becomes to disturb the natural order of thought, perception and order.

To experiment, explore and play and to encourage that mindful exploration in others.

What fun!

What reaction do you want to tease out of your audience?