July 2023

The Undertow

Before moving to Mexico in 2005, I lived for ten years at Virginia Beach, Virginia, only one block from the powerful Atlantic Ocean. Many happy hours were spent strolling among the highs and lows of gentle currents, knowing all the while that the pull of moon and tides could spell danger. Would I get caught

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Kahlo Without Borders – A Deeper Look

Tapas in Sanskrit refers to austere disciplines one undertakes to facilitate spiritual development—growth through suffering. The severe trials or tapas encountered by Frida Kahlo in the course of her life profoundly influenced her personal and artistic evolution. Some would argue, though, that the vast commercialization of Kahlo’s image has blurred the reality of her life

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