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…

A Crinkle Is Not A Wrinkle… Within My Style Repertoire…

    HONEY BEE… SWEET BEE… BÉE YOU… AND I’LL BEE ME… I LOVE YOU BEEING YOU… AND I LOVE BEEING ME… At a very early age I was taught… self-presentation is important… the way I presented myself to myself, to others… and to the world… This wasn’t just a lesson taught by words… I…

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…

Be The Music… Be The Movement… Be The Magic…

Be The Music… Be The Movement… Be The Magic… Move… Move… Move… Dance… Dance… Dance… Sing… Sing… Sing… and make music with your mind… heart… and body… It is almost September… During the month of September my organization, Wisdom In New Dimensions (WIND), hosts the Annual International Celebration of Dance (AICOD), globally, to recognize, honor and…

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 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…

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…

The Experimental Experiment(s)…

When considering who and what I am… I have listened to the voice within me… I have listened to voices outside of me… But the voice that knows is silent… Who and what I am… I learn… by living… living fully… gracefully… lovingly… ~ Dana Rondel Fear of the unknown… I’ve been told I feared…

First Intimate Encounter… A Lesson On Love…

As you and I dream beautiful dreams in heaven… so shall it be on earth… For those of you who are presently in a relationship… or had one you experienced a beautifully deep connection in… do you remember… the very first time… you felt so aligned with the person you knew… there’s something more with…

I’ll Go Higher…

I see you dream catcher… Catching my dreams too… Holding them for me ‘til I’m ready for them… I’m ready now… I’m present… Not waiting for time… But telling time when it’s time… Time for me… Time for me… Dream catcher you can let my dreams… go now… Let them fly… I’ll fly with them……