2007 was an eventful year for Shamash Says. My blogging life was put on hold as I pursued other passions such as art, grad classes, and working on my novel. I remain anonymous, yet for those of you who know where I live and the recent events in this country Somewhere in Asia, the lines of communication, including the internet, were down for weeks at a time during the past four months. Compared to other years, the number of posts for Shamash Says has decreased, yet my traffic has increased primarily due to google images. In December I reached the image via ffffound
80,000 hit mark. As a way of remembering 2007, I'm following the meme of Jeff and Terry and have picked the first lines from the first posts of each month. Eclectic, eclectic!
In the Mirror Here are a few of my photography experiments on reflective surfaces.
Five Things You Didn't Know About Me What do a tattooed Hell’s Angel, a parachute, a shot of whiskey, a motorbike, Jimmy Carter, and a cockroach have in common?
Taking Notice “And the days go by, and the years follow the years, and we walk sightless through miracles." -Jewish proverb
Sky Bar: My Favorite Bar on Earth It’s high. It’s cool. It’s invigorating. It’s how I like my Friday nights in the sexiest city in Asia.
Coaching the Creative Process Creating art in any form requires showing up regularly at the dance floor, the easel, the musical instrument, the page.
June: The Big Apple Store, Fifth Avenue, NY We’ve shopped for antiques in Rangoon, silverware in Bangkok, silk in Saigon, but nothing compares to our adventures in the Big Apple.
The Mall of America: Bigger? Better? Best? I realize that I’ve entered this place with the eye of a stranger in a strange land.
A Woman Should Have...
A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE…
A set of screwdrivers,
a cordless drill, and
a black lace bra...
Yes, It's True It rained a lot the past few days. What we see on the surface is only a percentage of what might be.
"Every community needs a group of angelic troublemakers." -- Bayard Rustin
Waking Up with a Bindi Last night I donned one of my saris and headed out to celebrate the Festival of Lights, Indian Devali.
It's been a crazy, wonky year, my friends! May 2008 bring you growth, enlightenment, and a bountiful life of "living in the now."