Monthly Archives: September 2015


karma row: vintage street sale

I just did a street-trunk sale for my Etsy shop, romanlovesgigi, selling a buttload of mostly clothes, some hung on a rack, others in large apple baskets, and loved it! This gorgeous Fall weather didn’t hurt. There were shoes; a couple of tables I’m getting rid of, one small lucite table with a curved edge, […]


nothing but good things

Got nothing but good things to say about that organization. But, that being said, I couldn be happier to be here. His first five games for the Calgary club, Colborne has only once had icetime exceeding more than 10 minutes. “Dangerous” is the adjective Streten used when describing his growing popularity. “I’ve definitely had some […]


artschmart: olympia + iris

It occurred to me that this image/still of Jodie Foster in Taxi Driver, 1976, did for the 20th century what Manet’s Olympia, 1863, did for the 19th: confront society with its ultimate sham-muse; the idealized whore. Or courtesan no-more. Manet did it by attacking art history’s tradition of the reclining nude, and showing what a sham all […]