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    Chef Rossella Pascuzzi Brings Her Passion for Food to Poesia

    Chef Rossella Pascuzzi Brings Her Passion for Food to Poesia

    While dabbing impeccably fresh and savory tomato sauce from my chin in a food swoon, I looked up to see Poesia waitress, Sara. She asked, “It was delizioso, right?” Oh-yes, I replied. Sara said, “Rossella…

    Tune Out Fictional Weddings and Tune in to Your Own Marriage Desires

    Tune Out Fictional Weddings and Tune in to Your Own Marriage Desires

    While going from dinner at the food court in San Francisco Centre to ODC’s dance performance in Yerba Buena Center, my boyfriend and I walked through Bloomingdales. Their lower level sales floor contains china, crystal and…

    Donnetta Lavinia Grays Infuses A.C.T.’s “Let There Be Love” with Emotional Honesty

    Donnetta Lavinia Grays Infuses A.C.T.’s “Let There Be Love” with Emotional Honesty

    Talented actress Donnetta Lavinia Grays is a great conversationalist who loves the art of storytelling, as evidenced by her standout work on compelling TV shows such as “The Blacklist” and “Law and Order.” Theater is where…

    Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful

    Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful

    From an email I received a while back:  “I’m a very good looking guy. People say I have movie star looks and everywhere I go, people stare. I’m not bragging…

    Imminent Change that Sets You Free

    Imminent Change that Sets You Free

    The unstable realm of relationships is coming full circle with patterns that have been active for the entire year. Closures can be painful, even when our more authentic self is granted permission to rise and flourish…

    A Troublesome Turn-on

    A Troublesome Turn-on

    Q: Dear Tom: I’ve been with my partner for two years and I love him deeply. He wants to get married, but for me the problem is that we have…

    The Sky, the Tides and the Winds of the Heavens

    The Sky, the Tides and the Winds of the Heavens

    From our greatest poets and writers comes some of the most profound wisdom about marriage and lasting love. Howard Steiermann’s article in the last issue of the San Francisco Bay…

    Vision Is the Art of Seeing Things Invisible

    Vision Is the Art of Seeing Things Invisible

    When Jim Carrey was young, his father became unemployed and the family moved into a van on their relative’s lawn. Everyday after school, Carrey worked an eight-hour shift to help…

    Cris Williamson’s Transformative Power Endures

    Cris Williamson’s Transformative Power Endures

    Like a great prophet, perhaps Cris Williamson’s coming was foretold. Not in the Biblical sense, but by the Greek poet Sappho, or the lesbians featured in Renaissance engravings, or within…

    Inspired by Cris Williamson, Singer/Songwriter Rachel Garlin Crafts Her Own Unique Sound

    Inspired by Cris Williamson, Singer/Songwriter Rachel Garlin Crafts Her Own Unique Sound

    It is hard not to be charmed by Rachel Garlin’s lyrical ease. Influenced by Cris Williamson, Garlin reminds us that great storytelling still exists in today’s music. The mental images…