Heart of Purification

In the belly of February we lie, existing in a liminal space where sighs of spring and the waxing light blossoms in-between snowflakes. Like goddesses in mythology, our bodies are stretching, awakening limbs, muscles, senses and hearts from underneath the layers of winter’s necessary hibernation. In ancient Roman times, February marked Februalia or Februa, the […]

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Yuletide Reflections

A few Yule seasons back, I was wandering through Union Square losing sensation in my fingertips and filled with that particular blend of holiday mania, equal parts joy and terror. At The Strand I saw old friends, nightclub performers I used to dance on tabletops with, and wondered what if that was still my life? […]

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