The Goddess Within

Happy International Women’s Day! I offer this statuette of the goddess Cybele, the ancient mother goddess from Anatolia, as homage to all of the mothers and women in leadership and caretaking positions. Your power is profound and inspirational. You all have goddesses within! This marble piece is Roman from 1st-2nd century AD, based on a…

Thank Women In Your Life

On March 8, we celebrate International Women’s Day or la Festa della Donna. As a symbol of respect and appreciation, Sicilians and Italians give sprigs of mimosa trees, like this one I photographed in Castelveltrano, Sicily to the women in their lives. The yellow blooms of mimosa appear this time of year in warmer regions…