Women’s History… Every Day… Week… Month… Year… (BEING WOMAN)

 BEING WOMAN… Women’s History Month… Women make history every day… every week… every month… every year… Accordingly, my celebration and honor of women is continuous and throughout… not just throughout a month or the year… throughout my life… I’m a woman… and truthfully, I love being one… more importantly… I love being me— living my…

Spontaneous Poetic Inspiration… With A Certain Flower In Mind…

FORSYTHIA FLOWER When I first saw you… in a penciled drawing by my dad… you became an adored sketch I had to have… A sketch of a shimmery water filled clear glass jar… holding within it… you and yours… sun drenched yellow forsythia stars… You were first, a sketched original drawing, gifted to a friend… Dad’s…

DANA RONDEL… Signature Collection… Fashion Is Art…

Childhood Remembrances… I was still quite young when I started playing with fashion… I’ll say here… I began enjoying my play with clothing and accessories while in modeling school… maybe, my enjoyment began before this… it could’ve been when I started dressing-up in adult clothing at an even younger age… I was around eight or…

Animal Prints… The World of Animals… In My World…

Nothing But The Love In Me… WORLDFUL ART… Do I love animal prints… I do… The ones I see on the trails of nature or elsewhere as I am outdoors… the ones made by artists I see in creative works… the ones beautifully woven, painted or printed into fabric… Truthfully, I am mostly referring to…

W… Is For… Who… What… When… Where… Why…

If I have ever believed another has to change… or the world has to change for me… what I was really conveying… is this…  change is due… first… within me… W… is for… Who… What… When… Where… Why… W… is for Wealth… Wisdom… Wisdom In New Dimensions (WIND)… Woman… Women… Worth… Wesleyan… This list can go on… but I’ll stop at Wesleyan because the red W on my…

Discovering The Aesthetics of Selfless Pursuits…

  Discovering more of me… magically creating my life… affirmatively and abundantly living… is more than a glorious adventure… it is a continuous indescribable spiritual and human journey… that can only be authentically expressed… by intuitively being… and organically becoming… ME…   It’s quite amazing how spontaneous conversation with a perfect stranger can bring to…

A Work of Attitude… Appetite… & Art…

What can I serve you… Art… How can I serve you… Artfully… Are you a finger licking… sop it up… good to the last drop/morsel/crumb… waste it, no… I want it kinda person… I’ll admit, I am… It’s quite unusual for me to leave a dining table without my plate practically clean… The display of…

The Gentle Soul of A Human Being…

There are moments that exist… that we may not know about… or remember… but once we do… we can choose what significance they’ll have in our lives… Two of my greatest teachers have been my parents… my biological mom and dad… Perhaps this is true because of the time… moments… minutes… hours… days… months… years… they’ve…

A Deliciously Cool Winter… And Smiling Warm Hearts…

  A yummy warm meal… on a beautiful winter day… is always pleasing to my soul… A deliciously cool dessert… made into spoonfuls of warm love… is another heavenly experience… served by glass… plate or bowl…   I’m a woman who loves wearing socks on my feet indoors… every season… all year long… irregardless of…

Sexuality… Sensuality… The Journey of (Un)Conditional Love…

  To witness nature… including our own… as an innocent child does… with open-mindedness… with pure emotions… with innocent feelings… without words… without formal instructions… without earlier knowing(s)… with eyes open… with eyes closed… is to live wondrously… ~ Dana Rondel   Sexuality… and sensuality… may have been subjects thought to be heavy in past…

Self-Care Is Also… Caring About What I Eat…

  My entire being smiles when… a meal not only looks good… but tastes good too… ~ Dana Rondel The Natural Food Art Café has kept me quite productive… in and out of the kitchen… The wonderful and appetizing foods, including desserts, I’ve made truly bring a smile to my face and heart… and to…