Magic Windows #24

by Angeliska on August 17, 2011

Post photoshoot glitter & grime – from a beautiful adventure with the marvelous Darla Teagarden. The Tiger’s Wife, by Téa Obreht – I’m almost finished with it. It’s so good it makes me kind of sick. Ramona, my love – (…)

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Star-crossed Troubadours

by Angeliska on August 8, 2011

Today marks twenty-five years since my mother died. This last winter solstice, I had a profound vision during a ceremony: an old black telephone appeared before me, hunched in celluloid, with a rotary dial. I could feel the weight of (…)

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Magic Windows #23

by Angeliska on August 7, 2011

To christen and complete my newly cleaned and decorated studio, I got a little half-moon Siamese fighting fish that Colin named Finnegan. He’s adorable. It’s been a long time since I had a fish. The last betta I had, Nico, (…)

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The Left Eye of Horus

by Angeliska on August 3, 2011

Horus was the ancient Egyptian sky god who was usually depicted as a falcon. His right eye was associated with the sun Ra. The eye symbol represents the marking around a Peregrine Falcon’s eye that includes the “teardrop” marking sometimes (…)

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