I know it’s been awhile. So long that the world changed since we last spoke. Is that even possible? Is … Continue Reading Still Dreams
Somedays I imagine my Hotel’s interior like the belly of whale. Pink? No, more like the inky blue of a … Continue Reading Interiors
So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible.” —Norman Juster’s The Phantom Tollbooth This … Continue Reading When Slips Fly
Although slips may have fallen out of fashion in some circles, at the Half Century Mark they are celebrated. Prized … Continue Reading Permission Slips
Today’s curious times demand creative feasting and lengthy flights of fancy. It is in this spirit that the Half Century … Continue Reading Feast on This
Last week I took a walk in another’s shoes. It wasn’t easy. Prompted by a workshop at Maine Media Workshops and College called Creativity and the Photographer, your concierge tried her hand at fiction. Real fiction, not the Imaginary Hotel kind.
Typical hotel particulars–King or Queen, side chair or sofa bed, garden view or cityscape–are of little consequence here. The Hotel exists purely as figments of … Continue Reading How Things Work
Humanity seeks assistance. Cruel playground of a planet requires transformational situation. All experiences welcome.
Sorry for the silence as of late. Your Concierge has been out and about chasing summer and seedheads. But she’s … Continue Reading Speaking of Clouds and Expansion
We have a new afternoon card game; it’s called Posies to Poems. It’s similar to Apples to Apples but it involves Flowers … Continue Reading Posies to Poems
In April, thanks to my friend Mandy Smith, I will be exhibiting at the Weller Gallery, Fellows Riverside Gardens in … Continue Reading Guess the Poet and a New Exhibition
I love when my imaginary world intersects, however briefly, with my reality. India wrote to me at the hotel today. … Continue Reading Occasionally Tulips
Maine Processing Confessions of an imaginary hotel owner: I love to tell people that I have an imaginary hotel. The … Continue Reading Summer Reflections and Confessions
Mandy Smith, proprietress of Flora Phenomena and at the present moment invited me on a Blog Tour. The idea is for an artist to answer questions about … Continue Reading Shift
It’s Wondermint Wednesday at The Half Century Mark Hotel. Occasionally on Wednesday, The Hotel presents three inspiring something’s about art, artists, and … Continue Reading Wondermints
Sometimes Hotel guests leave their diaries open. Although privacy is sacred at this stage of life, the management believes that … Continue Reading Dear Diary: About the Tulips